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Orientalia Article

My article concerning three supplementary leaves from a Coptic parchment codex which contained texts attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria (CPG 2190 & 2191) appeared in the latest issue of the journal Orientalia (ed. by the Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, Rome). The … Continue reading

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A Fragment from a Homily Attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria

In 1937, Joseph Buchanan Bernardin edited and translated into English a Sahidic homily entitled On the Passion of Christ and the Judgment (CPG 2184), attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria.[1] This homily is entirely preserved in codex M595, ff. 100v-108r, a … Continue reading

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A Hitherto Unnoticed Coptic Fragment from the Apocalypse of John

Earlier this year, my friend Christian Askeland completed and defended successfully his doctoral thesis at the University of Cambridge. The title of his dissertation is “John’s Gospel: The Coptic Translations of Its Greek Text,” and it was already accepted for … Continue reading

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Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium. Scriptores Coptici series – Online Volumes

I come to know from AWOL and Roger Pearse that several volumes from Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Scriptores coptici series are available on the website of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: vol. 1 = series secunda, tomus … Continue reading

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The Discovery of an Extract from “De Passione et Cruce” by Pseudo-Athanasius of Alexandria in a Coptic Patristic Florilegium

(Thank you, David Tibet, for helping me with this post!) The homily De Passione et Cruce Domini (CPG 2247) is amongst the most interesting documents ascribed to Athanasius of Alexandria. In a recent article, I showed that an extract from … Continue reading

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Pseudo-Athanasiana

The draft version of an article concerning the identification of several Coptic fragments that contain writings attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria (including a letter of the patriarch to Horsiesius, the head of the Pachomian congregation). The paper can be read … Continue reading

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Notes on the Canons of Pseudo-Athanasius

I recently tried to reconstruct codicologically a White Monastery manuscript on the basis of several parchment sheets spread among several libraries. I have not yet managed to identify their content, but the text suggests that they belonged to certain church … Continue reading

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