Tag Archives: Ethiopic

Panel on Early Christian Literature Preserved in Classical Ethiopic (Ge’ez)

I got the following announcement from Timothy B. Sailors. As part of the 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, to be held from 24-28 August, 2015, at the University of Warsaw, Poland, a panel on ‘Early Christian Literature Preserved in … Continue reading

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The Gǝʿǝz version of Stephen of Thebes’ Sermo asceticus

My current projects include the editio princeps of the Gǝʿǝz version of Stephen of Thebes’ Sermo asceticus, which is preserved in an unicum, namely EMML 4493, ff. 103r-105r (dated 1528 CE). Stephen is one of the most mysterious Egyptian ascetical … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Amsalu Tefera – SARĀBĀMON OF NIKOU IN ETHIOPIAN LITERATURE

St. Sarābāmon, Bishop of Nikou, lies among those important oriental saints whose reputation reached the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. According to his vita (see further below), he was a descendant of the proto-martyr Stephen and raised as a Jew in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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My PhD Thesis: Apocryphon Berolinense/Argentoratense (Previously Known as the Gospel of the Savior)

On June 17, 2013 I successfully defended my PhD dissertation at the Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses, Université Laval, Québec.The dissertation is entitled Apocryphon Berolinense/Argentoratense (Previously Known as the Gospel of the Savior). Reedition of P. Berol. 22220, … Continue reading

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Apocrypha Bibliography: M.-A. van den Oudenrijn – Gamaliel. Äthiopische Texte zur Pilatusliteratur

This book contains the Ethiopic version of two texts attributed to Cyriacus, bishop of Behnesa (Oxyrhynchus): the Lament of Mary (ላሐ፡ ማርያም) and the Martyrdom of Pilate (ስምዐ፡ ጲላጦስ). The first text narrates the events surrounding the Resurrection of Christ, … Continue reading

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Freely Accessible Issues of the Journal Aethiopica

The website of the journal Aethiopica, edited by the Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies, Hamburg University, has recently added some issues which are freely accessible. Recommended readings for those interested in Coptic and Patristic literature: Robert Beylot, “Cyrille de … Continue reading

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