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50 % off for 518 Sources Chrétiennes Volumes

In the period September 9-December 31, 2014, no less than 518 volumes in the Sources Chrétiennes collection are 50 % cheaper. More information HERE.

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La Bible grecque des Septante. Cycle de conférences 2014-2015

Ce cycle de conférences internationales permet de réunir ceux qui prennent part à l’entreprise de traduction commentée de la Bible des LXX et tous ceux qui s’intéressent à cette ancienne version juive de la Bible. En France, la collection « … Continue reading

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Sources Chrétiennes Lectures 2014-2015

The Sources Chrétiennes colleagues in Lyon announce the lectures that they will host this academic year. For further information please contact Dr. Smaranda Marculescu-Badilita (smaranda.badilita@mom.fr) or Dr. Laurence Mellerin (laurence.mellerin@mom.fr). Programme 2014-2015 du séminaire Toutes les séances ont lieu de … Continue reading

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Catalogue of the Coptic Manuscripts in the Collection of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

Paola Buzi‘s catalogue of the Coptic manuscripts in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin has finally been printed. This is a long awaited publication for those interested in Coptic manuscripts in general and in the reconstruction of the White Monastery codices in … Continue reading

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Search for Post-Doctoral Associate in Early Christian Papyrology

Dr. Philip Sellew announces that the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Minnesota seeks to hire a recent PhD or ABD to join a team of researchers at Minnesota and Oxford universities on the ‘Ancient … Continue reading

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“Apocryphization”: Theological Debates in Biblical Disguise. 8 May, 2014, King’s College London

On May 8, 2014, I will attend a workshop organized by Peter Toth and Ioannis Papadogiannakis at King’s College, London. Here is the announcement. “Apocryphization”: Theological Debates in Biblical Disguise 8 May, 2014, King’s College London  This workshop focuses on a hitherto … Continue reading

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Conference on the Bodmer Papyri

Alberto Camplani just sent me the announcement concerning this importance conference on the Bodmer Papyri, “I Papiri Bodmer. Biblioteche, comunità di asceti e cultura letteraria in greco e copto nell’Egitto tardoantico.” The conference will take place February 3, 2014 at … Continue reading

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International Seminar in Coptic Papyrology. Barcelona, July 6-13, 2014

The International seminar in Coptic Papyrology will be held in Barcelona from 6 to 13 July 2014. It follows the seminars held in Vienna 2006, Leipzig 2008, Strasbourg 2010 and Heidelberg 2012. The event will be organised by Universitat Pompeu … Continue reading

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Coptic Sushi Night at SBL Monday, 25 Nov 2013

I’ve just received this message from Christian Askeland. If you want to participate, you can leave your messages here and Christian will read them (I will not attend the SBL meeting). For those who love Coptic, for those who love … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Position at University of Oslo

Here is a message from Dr. Hugo Lundhaug: A full-time position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at The Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo. The position is attached to the ERC-project New Contexts for Old Texts: Unorthodox Texts and … Continue reading

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More Coptic Manuscripts at Gallica

At Gallica you can find now more digitized Coptic manuscripts from the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. All of them are Sahidic fragments from the Monastery of Apa Shenoute (i.e. White Monastery): BnF Copte 102 Miscellanea BnF Copte 129(11) New Testament. … Continue reading

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2013 AELAC Meeting (Dole, June 29-July 1)

The annual meeting of the Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) will take place June 29-July 1 in Dole, France. Although there is nothing Coptic this year, several papers sound very interesting. Here is the complete list: … Continue reading

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Deutschsprachiger Koptologenverband / Deutscher Orientalistentag 2013

I have received this message from Dr. Stephen Emmel. Please share. Sehr geehrte Kolleginnen und Kollegen, während des Koptologenkongresses in Rom im September letzten Jahres haben sich einige von uns getroffen, um den Vorschlag von Theofried Baumeister, Alessandro Bausi und … Continue reading

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2nd International Symposium ‘Georgian Manuscripts’, Tbilisi, 25-30 June, 2013

I got this message today from Buba Kudava, the director of the National Centre of Manuscripts (ეროვნული ცენტრის დირექტორი) in Tbilisi, so I thought I might share: Georgian Manuscript is an important part of the world’s cultural heritage. It represents … Continue reading

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The Website of the Versiones Slavicae Project. Corpus of Medieval Slavonic Translations and Their Greek Sources

In May 2012, Dr. Yavor Miltenov introduced on this blog a new project titled The Versiones Slavicae. A Corpus of Medieval Slavonic Translations and Their Greek Sources. You can read his post here. The aim of VERSIONES SLAVICAE initiative is to … Continue reading

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The Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity (NSEA)

The Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity announces their new website http://ancientesotericism.org/. Two dear friends, Dylan Burns (University of Copenhagen) and David Tibet (Macquarie University), are among the founding members of NSEA. Ancient religious literature often demands a … Continue reading

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THE LIFE OF ADAM AND EVE AND ADAMIC TRADITIONS (7-10 janvier 2014 – January 7th-10th, 2014)

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a bit hectic around here lately and this made me take a blogging break. However, here is an interesting message I just got from Pierluigi Piovanelli concerning the next colloquium organized by the Association pour … Continue reading

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SBL Coptic Breakfast

Here is a message from Christian Askeland to those who will attend the SBL meeting later this month: Society of Biblical Literature attendees with interest in Coptic language and literature are warmly invited to meet Monday morning (19 Nov) at … Continue reading

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Cairo 2008 Coptic Congress Papers Publication

Important message from Christian Askeland: “Anne Boud’hors and Peeter’s publishing house have generously agreed to publish papers from the 2008 Cairo congress within a 2013 edition of the Journal of Coptic Studies.  The effort will be organized by Christian Askeland, … Continue reading

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Lecture by Prof Dr Alberto Camplani and Alin Suciu on November 16th, 2012 at 6 pm (CSMC)

Dear Colleagues, The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC), within the scope of the “Manuscripts in Motion” Conference, cordially invites you to a public lecture on “Coptic Manuscripts in Pieces: the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife and more” by … Continue reading

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