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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Sahidic Version of the Acts of Pilate

Anthony Alcock has prepared an English translation of the Sahidic version of the Acts of Pilate. This text constitutes the source of many apocryphal Passion narratives composed in Coptic. You can download his translation HERE.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Investiture of the Archangel Michael in English

Anthony Alcock translated into English the Investiture of the Archangel Michael, an apocryphal text which has survived in Coptic (Sahidic and Fayyumic), Gǝʿǝz, Old Nubian, and Greek. The Investiture of Michael is one of the apostolic memoirs, a group of Coptic … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Johann Michael Wansleben on the Coptic Church

“The text that follows translates the chapter ‘Relatione dello stato eccelesiastico dei Copti’ on pp. 130-221 of the book entitled Relazione dell Stato presente dell’Egitto, written after Wansleben’s first stay in Egypt and published in 1671.” Download the document PDF.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Archellites

Anthony Alcock has translated into English a Sahidic poem about Archellites the anchorite, edited by Hermann Junker in his Koptische Poesie. Download his translation HERE.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Life of Maximus and Domitius

Anthony Alcock has translated into English a fragmentary Sahidic life of Maximus and Domitius. You can download his translation HERE. Photo: Beginning of the Sahidic Life of Maximus and Domitius in the Morgan Library & Museum codex M584.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Shenoute, Ad philosophum gentilem

This translation has been made from the Coptic text published in J. Leipoldt and W.E. Crum, Sinuthii archimandritae opera omnia et vita (Paris, 1908) pp. 44-62.The biblical references are taken largely from H. Wiesman’s Latin translation, a companion volume published … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – James the Persian

Dr. Anthony Alcock has translated into English the Bohairic version of the Martyrdom of James the Persian (BHO 396; clavis coptica 0278). Download the document HERE.

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