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Comparison of the Greek and Coptic Texts

Christopher Tuckett

in The Gospel of Mary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212132
eISBN:
9780191705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212132.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter compares the Greek and Coptic texts. Any detailed comparison of the differences between the POxy 3525 fragment and the Coptic text in BG 8502 is difficult due to the fragmentary nature ... More


Coptic Ostraca in the Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis1

Matthias Müller

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the corpus of Coptic ostraca found in the tombs of the South Asasif necropolis. Archaeological excavations at the South Asasif necropolis yielded 519 pottery sherds or limestone ... More


An Egyptian Exception?

Jean-Luc Fournet

in The Rise of Coptic: Egyptian Versus Greek in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198347
eISBN:
9780691201733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198347.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides an overview of the emergence of Coptic as the written form of Egyptian language. As is well known, a consequence of the Graeco-Macedonian conquest of Egypt and the establishment ... More


The Arabic Lives of St. Pachomius1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first scholar to edit an Arabic and Coptic text of Pachomius's biography — Life of St. Pachomius — with a translation preceded by a long introduction was Walter E. Crum. There were, he wrote, ... More


Bohairic Liturgical Texts Related to St. Shenoute1

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides an overview of the Bohairic liturgical texts related to St. Shenoute. A comparison of the psalis and the doxologies of St. Shenoute shows that the doxologies are an important ... More


The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Bentley Layton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199582631
eISBN:
9780191747465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582631.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book provides a resource for the history of Christian monasticism. It contains the full translation of a newly discovered set of very ancient monastic rules, together with the original text in ... More


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