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The incipit of Ps.-Theophilus of Alexandria’s Sermon on the Cross and the Good Thief on a Sahidic Paper Fragment from Ṭihnā al-Ǧabal

I returned from the 11th International Congress of Coptic Studies, which took place July 25-30 in Claremont, California, with many books and off-prints from colleagues and friends. Among these, there is also a recent catalogue of the Coptic manuscripts in … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet (Part 3)

Part 3 of Anthony Alcock’s translation of the Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet. Part 1, Part 2.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet (Part 2)

Part 1 After I had sent Part One of this text to Alin Suciu, who graciously puts my little texts on his blog, he was kind enough to send me a copy of Cordula Bandt’s book and all the Bodleian … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet

Note A.S.: This is the first part of Dr. Anthony Alcock’s translation of an intriguing text, the Mysteries of the Greek Alphabet. This text is preserved in a single Copto-Arabic paper manuscript in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Here is a … Continue reading

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