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2012 AELAC Meeting (Dole, June 28-30)

The Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) has announced on its website the programme for the 2012 meeting, which will take place June 28-30 in Dole, France. Here are the titles of the papers which will be … Continue reading

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Paola Buzi – Beyond the Papyrus

Those interested in Coptic manuscripts will find an excellent article by Paola Buzi in the Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies‘ Newsletter 2 (2012) 10-16. The article is titled “Beyond Papyrus. The Writing Materials of Christian Egypt Before the Tenth Century: Ostraca, … Continue reading

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Travel Grants for the Next International Congress of Coptic Studies (Rome, 17-22 September, 2012)

The organizing committee of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies, which will take place in Rome between 17-22 September 2012, announces that Four travel grants of Euro 500,00 each will be attributed by “COMSt – Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies” networking … Continue reading

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The Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari Project has moved to Hamburg

The Corpus dei manoscritti copti letterari research project (director: Tito Orlandi) became recently part of the Hiob Ludolf Zentrum für Äthiopistik, Hamburg University. Details about researchers of the centre can be found here. Here is the description and aims of … Continue reading

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The 2nd St Andrews Graduate Conference for Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Via Dan Batovici: The 2nd St Andrews Graduate Conference for Biblical and Early Christian Studies Manuscripts and their Texts: Perspectives on Textual Criticism – 8-9 June 2012 St Mary’s College, University of St Andrews Call for Papers Conference registration will … Continue reading

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First Summer School on Christian Apocryphal Literature. Strasbourg, France, 24-27 June 2012

I just got an e-mail from the Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) concerning the First Summer School on Christian Apocryphal Literature, which will take place in Strasbourg between 24-27 June 2012. Right after the summer school (June … Continue reading

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The 10th International Congress of Coptic Studies (Rome, 17-22 September 2012)

Visit the webpage of the 10th International Congress of Coptic Studies, which will take place between 17-22 September 2012 in Rome. The organizing committee: Paola Buzi, Alberto Camplani, Tito Orlandi. Webpage of the Congress

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4th International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology

Via Coptist and International Association for Coptic Studies: An International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology, the fourth one of its kind after Vienna 2006, Leipzig 2008 and Strasbourg 2010, will be held in Heidelberg from 26 August to 9 September … Continue reading

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J.-C. Guy, Recherches sur la tradition grecque des Apophthegmata Patrum

J.-C. Guy, Recherches sur la tradition grecque des Apophthegmata Patrum (Subsidia hagiographica, 36; Bruxelles: Société des Bollandistes, 1962). The book (66.5 MB) is available here. Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS K321b verso. Parchment leaf with the text of the Apophthegmata Patrum … Continue reading

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A.I. Elanskaya, Coptic Manuscripts of the M.E. Saltykov-Schedrin State Public Library

Ivan Miroshnikov, my colleague from Helsinki, sent me a PDF version of A.I. Elanskaya, Коптские рукописи Госупарственной библиотеки имени М.Е. Салтыкова-Щедрина (= Coptic Manuscripts of the M.E. Saltykov-Schedrin State Public Library) Palestinskij Sbornik 20 (1969). Now, I must admit I … Continue reading

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New Blog on Christian Culture in the Middle East

Adam McCollum, lead cataloger of Eastern Christian manuscripts at the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library (HMML), announced his new blog on various aspects of the Christian culture in the Middle East. Adam promised he will show us many manuscript images! … Continue reading

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Interviu Oglindanet

Cristian Bădiliţă: Dragă Alin Suciu, pregăteşti un doctorat în literatură creştină coptă la Universitatea Laval din Québec. Cum se desfăşoară cercetările în acest domeniu? Care sunt maeştrii, principalele zone de interes, rezultatele de până acum şi proiectele de viitor? Alin … Continue reading

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Tezaurul literaturii creştine în limba coptă

Prima parte a interviului “Tezaurul literaturii creştine în limba coptă”, apărut în revista on-line Oglindanet. Oglindanet: Dragă domnule Alin Suciu, v-aş ruga să ne descrieţi, pe scurt, zona studiilor copte în cadrul, mai vast, al literaturii creştine vechi. Alin Suciu: … Continue reading

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