Tag Archives: Carl Schmidt

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Epistula Apostolorum. English translation of the Coptic text

Note A.S.: You can download here the document below in PDF format (it contains also critical notes to the translation) In 1895 Carl Schmidt published a report of a fragmentary Coptic text he had discovered at the French Institute in … Continue reading

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More Fragments From the Catechetical Orations of St. Cyril of Jerusalem in Coptic

In 1974, Tito Orlandi published a volume containing some of the Coptic literary papyri in the collection of the Austrian National Library in Vienna.[1] His publication revealed the existence of several previously unknown Coptic versions of Greek Patristic works. Equally … Continue reading

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Putting Together the Puzzle of a Christmas Story: A Coptic Document in Princeton and Its Related Fragments

Because Christmas is coming, I will discuss in this post a Coptic text which deals with the birth of Jesus. A fragment of the work in question is preserved in the Princeton University Library and it is available in Cullen … Continue reading

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