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The Coptic Manuscripts of Monsieur Dujardin and the Crawford Collection in the John Rylands Library, Manchester

Much of the modern circulation of the Coptic manuscript fragments from the library of the Monastery of Apa Shenoute (or, alternatively, the White Monastery) still remains unknown to us. With some exceptions, we do not know exactly how the fragments … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tonio Sebastian Richter – Contact-Induced Language Change of Egyptian-Coptic: Loanword Lexicography in the DDGLC Project

Prof. Tonio Sebastian Richter (Ägyptologisches Institut der Universität Leipzig): 1992 Diploma in Protestant Theology; 1996 MA in Egyptology and Religious Studies; 1999 PhD thesis on language and style of Coptic legal documents (printed as Rechtssemantik und forensischeRhetorik Leipzig 2002; 2nd … Continue reading

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Paola Buzi – Beyond the Papyrus

Those interested in Coptic manuscripts will find an excellent article by Paola Buzi in the Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies‘ Newsletter 2 (2012) 10-16. The article is titled “Beyond Papyrus. The Writing Materials of Christian Egypt Before the Tenth Century: Ostraca, … Continue reading

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The Dossier of the Asceticon of Abba Isaiah: With a Contribution on the First Bohairic Fragments

Little is known about the period that Abba Isaiah spent in his native land, as a recluse in the desert of Scetis. His fame began to grow beyond the borders of Egypt only after he settled in a monastery near … Continue reading

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