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Ivan Miroshnikov’s Article on the Sahidic Version of 4 Maccabees

In April 2012, Ivan Miroshnikov (University of Helsinki/Centre for Egyptological Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) published on this blog an excerpt from his transcription and translation of the (fragmentary) Sahidic version of 4 Maccabees. His edition of all the Sahidic … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ivan Miroshnikov – An Unpublished Coptic-Latin Dictionary from the Nineteenth Century

I am happy to host again here Ivan Miroshnikov, this time with an article concerning a very interesting discovery which he made in a Russian library. After the Allies won the World War II, many so-called ‘items of cultural value’ … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Ivan Miroshnikov on 4 Maccabees in Coptic

According to David A. deSilva, 4 Maccabbees: Introduction and Commentary on the Greek Text in Codex Sinaiticus (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2006), xi, there are two most important witnesses to the Greek text of 4 Maccabees, Codex Sinaiticus and Codex Alexandrinus. deSilva … Continue reading

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A.I. Elanskaya, Coptic Manuscripts of the M.E. Saltykov-Schedrin State Public Library

Ivan Miroshnikov, my colleague from Helsinki, sent me a PDF version of A.I. Elanskaya, Коптские рукописи Госупарственной библиотеки имени М.Е. Салтыкова-Щедрина (= Coptic Manuscripts of the M.E. Saltykov-Schedrin State Public Library) Palestinskij Sbornik 20 (1969). Now, I must admit I … Continue reading

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