Tag Archives: Sahidic

Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – The Sahidic Version of the Acts of Pilate

Anthony Alcock has prepared an English translation of the Sahidic version of the Acts of Pilate. This text constitutes the source of many apocryphal Passion narratives composed in Coptic. You can download his translation HERE.

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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 – Life of Maximus and Domitius

Anthony Alcock has translated into English a fragmentary Sahidic life of Maximus and Domitius. You can download his translation HERE. Photo: Beginning of the Sahidic Life of Maximus and Domitius in the Morgan Library & Museum codex M584.

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An Ascetic Fragment from Montserrat: Aphorisms of Paul of Tamma and Anoup

In the latest issue of the Journal of Coptic Studies, Sofía Torallas Tovar (University of Chicago) brings to our attention an unidentified Sahidic parchment fragment currently kept in the Montserrat Abbey, situated near Barcelona (P. Monts. Roca inv. no. 735).[1] … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Shenoute, Ad philosophum gentilem

This translation has been made from the Coptic text published in J. Leipoldt and W.E. Crum, Sinuthii archimandritae opera omnia et vita (Paris, 1908) pp. 44-62.The biblical references are taken largely from H. Wiesman’s Latin translation, a companion volume published … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Work in a Coptic Monastery

Anthony Alcock’s latest translation from the works of Shenoute can be downloaded HERE.

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Guest Post: Anthony Alcock – Theodore of Antioch, In Theodorum Anatolium (clavis coptica 0382; BHO 382)

The Coptic text and English translation of this so-called Encomium can be found in E.A.W Budge Miscellaneous Coptic Texts (1915) pp.1-48 and 765-813. A description of the text is given on pp. xxxiii to xxxv. It is numbered Oriental 7030 and has … Continue reading

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