Category Archives: Patristics

Lorenzo Perrone About Origen’s Newly Discovered Homilies on the Psalms

Via Lorenzo Perrone: Bologna, the 10th of June 2012 Dear Colleagues and Friends, On the 21st of May, a day after the first severe earthquake since centuries began to shake my region, I was asked an expertise on a Greek … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Mark Bilby on the Recent Discovery of Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms

N.B.: Mark relied on the information supplied in the modern Latin note which opens the manuscript. For the real content of the codex cf. “update 2” of my previous post. This is a major find. The note in the Corpus … Continue reading

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The Rediscovery of Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. graec. 314)

The Bavarian State Library in Munich announces that Origen’s homilies on the Psalms have been discovered in an 11th century Greek manuscript. Excerpt from the press release: Spektakulärer Fund: Griechische Originalpredigten des Origenes von Alexandria entdeckt Bei der Katalogisierung der … Continue reading

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More Fragments From the Catechetical Orations of St. Cyril of Jerusalem in Coptic

In 1974, Tito Orlandi published a volume containing some of the Coptic literary papyri in the collection of the Austrian National Library in Vienna.[1] His publication revealed the existence of several previously unknown Coptic versions of Greek Patristic works. Equally … Continue reading

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Another Patristic Text Attested in Coptic: Gregory of Nazianzus Oration 16 (Pennsylvania University Museum E 16310)

A few days ago, I pointed out that the Pennsylvania University Museum holds a previously unidentified fragment from the Coptic version of the Apophthegmata Patrum. I shall now discuss another unidentified fragment from this collection. Pennsylvania University Museum E 16310 … Continue reading

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Guest Post Yavor Miltenov: The Versiones Slavicae Project – An Electronic Corpus of Medieval Slavic Translations Is Under Construction

I am delaying my post about the identification of another Coptic fragment in the Pennsylvania University Museum in order to publish Yavor Miltenov’s interesting report on a new Patristic project. As a result of the work of generations of philologists, the … Continue reading

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A New Fragment from the Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The University of Pennsylvania Coptic Fragment E 16395

Dr. Janet Timbie, from the Catholic University of America, informed me some time ago that Robert A. Kraft has been working on a catalogue of the manuscripts and papyri held in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Those interested in the … Continue reading

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