Tag Archives: British Library

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Theodore of Antioch, In Theodorum Anatolium (clavis coptica 0382; BHO 382)

The Coptic text and English translation of this so-called Encomium can be found in E.A.W Budge Miscellaneous Coptic Texts (1915) pp.1-48 and 765-813. A description of the text is given on pp. xxxiii to xxxv. It is numbered Oriental 7030 and has … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A. Alcock – Teaching of Apa Psote, the Great Bishop of Psoi

The Coptic text was published by E.A. Wallis Budge Miscellaneous Coptic Texts (1915) pp. 147ff. It is one of two texts in BM Or. 7597, the other being a discourse by Severus of Antioch on several topics. It is dated … Continue reading

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A Letter from Colonel Robert de Rustafjaell

Some time ago, I bought on the internet a bibliographical rarity: Robert de Rustafjaell’s The Light of Egypt from Recently Discovered Predynastic and Early Christian Records (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1909). I had been looking for a … Continue reading

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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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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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The Identity of a Coptic Apocryphal Fragment in the British Library (Layton no. 100)

(This post is based on my article “A British Library Fragment from a Homily on the Lament of Mary and the So-Called Gospel of Gamaliel,” forthcoming in Aethiopica. International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies) Among the scholarly books that … Continue reading

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Coptic Vestiges of a Paschal Homily Attributed to Epiphanius of Salamis: A Preliminary Report

The sermon In divini corporis sepulturam (CPG 3768; BHG 808e), attributed to Epiphanius of Salamis, is counted among the most curious Patristic works concerning the harrowing of hell. It was intended for liturgical reading on the Holy Saturday and is … Continue reading

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