No. 40, February 2000

Editors: Martin Krause & Stephen Emmel

Institut für Ägyptologie und Koptologie

Schlaunstrasse 2

D - 48143 Münster, Germany

Electronic mail:



CONTENTS: Seventh International Congress of Coptic Studies, Leiden 2000: Third Announcement, p. 3 - Provisional Agenda for the Seventh Business Meeting of the IACS, p. 7 - Proposed Changes in the Statutes of the IACS, p. 7 - Notes from the IACS Secretariat, p. 8 - Acts of the Sixth International Congress of Coptic Studies, p. 8 - The IACS on the Internet, p. 9 - IACS Members with New Postal and/or E-mail Addresses, p. 9 - Publications in Preparation, Forthcoming, or Recently Published, as Announced by IACS Members, p. 10 - Middle East Medievalists, p. 20 - Obituary Notice, p. 20 - Seventh International Congress of Coptic Studies, Leiden 2000: Registration & Hotel Booking Form, between pp. 10 and 11





Please note: Congress registrants need respond only once to this third announcement. If you have already responded by using the "Registration & Hotel Booking Form" included in the brochure mailed to pre-registrants from Leiden early in February, then you should not return the identical form included in this Newsletter.

1. Program

Coptology encompasses a wide variety of disciplines. The congress program reflects this diversity and aims at favouring both formal and informal cross-disciplinary discussion.

* Sunday 27 August is reserved for arrival and checking in. The Visitors Centre of Leiden University, in the hall of Leiden Central Station, will be opened from 3:00-9:00 p.m. to help you find your way in town. The registration formalities will be handled in the stylish Faculty Club of Leiden University, at Rapenburg 6, from 3:30-11:00 p.m. Every registered participant will receive the final version of the program and the volume of abstracts. In addition, the Club offers opportunity for meeting old and new acquaintances and for having a drink.

* Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m., will be taken up by the regular congress program. There will be two main papers each morning, 45 minutes each, read in plenary sessions. These are reports on recent developments in each of the major domains of Coptic studies, presented by experts in the field. The subjects are: language; literature; papyrology; art; archaeology; monasticism; liturgy; Gnosticism and Manichaeism; Copto-Arabic studies; Christian Nubia. The remainder of each day will be devoted to the presentation of brief communications (20 minutes plus discussion) proposed by individual scholars. These papers will be read in two parallel sessions, grouped according to the main fields of study in Coptology.

* On Thursday and Friday workshops are offered for specialist discussion in the following domains: linguistics, Shenoute, electronic editing, textiles, icons, and monastic archaeology.

* A special meeting, organized in co-operation with the Institute for Oriental Christianity (IOC) in Nijmegen, will focus on aspects of the modern (post-1800) history of the Copts.

* On the occasion of the congress, the University Libraries of Leiden and Amsterdam will present small exhibitions featuring their "hidden" manuscript collections.

* The social program will include welcome and farewell receptions as well as a collective excursion to the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam.

* Saturday morning, 2 September, the congress will close with the business meeting of the members of the IACS (till 1:00 p.m.).

2. Workshops

Participation in a workshop is restricted to those who have applied in advance and been accepted by the workshop's organizer(s). Applications should be received before 1 June 2000 by the individual organizers, who will contact the participants and provide them with the relevant materials. For all further information concerning any of the workshops, please contact the persons responsible directly. The following workshops are offered:

"Coptic in a Typological Perspective: Parts of Speech, Grammatical Categories, Syntax, Discourse, Language Contact"

Organizers: C.H. Reintges, E.D. Zakrzewska (Department of Egyptology and Coptology, Leiden University, Witte Singel 25, POB 9515, NL-2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands); e-mail address:

"Editing Shenoute's Literary Corpus"

Organizer: S. Emmel (Inst. f. Ägyptologie/Koptologie, Schlaunstrasse 2, D-48143 Münster, Germany); e-mail address:

"Electronic Edition of Coptic Texts"

Organizer: T. Orlandi (Via F. Civinini 24, I-00197 Roma, Italy); e-mail address:

"Textiles from the Nile Valley"

Organizers: C. Fluck (Süderweg 13, D-25923 Süderlügum, Germany), S. Schrenk (Bonner Wall 100, D-50677 Köln, Germany); e-mail address:

"Coptic Icon-painting"

Organizer: Z. Skálová (c/o M.Kuhn, Mathenesselaan 7, NL-2343 HA Oegstgeest, The Netherlands); e-mail address:

"New Directions in Monastic Archaeology"

Organizers: W. Godlewski (ul. Kielecka 21 m. 6, PL-02-550 Warszawa, Poland), K.C. Innemée (Department of Early Christian Art, Leiden University, Doelensteeg 16, POB 9515, NL-2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands); e-mail address:

A special meeting will be held for authors involved in the Catalogue général du Musée copte-project, co-ordinated by M. Immerzeel (TCNO, Leiden University, Witte Singel 25, POB 9515, NL-2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands; e-mail address:

3. Papers and Posters

Congress participants are warmly invited to read a short paper (20 min. maximum) in one of the congress languages (English, French, German, Italian). Those who consider presenting a paper should submit a title and a short abstract to the congress secretary, before 1 June 2000. A paper for which no abstract is received will not be scheduled. Proposed papers can be refused.

Abstracts must be clearly typewritten and should never exceed one page (A4 format). They may be sent either on paper (to the postal address of the congress secretary), or as an e-mail attachment readable in either Word or WordPerfect (only to: Make sure your abstract looks decent and bears your name. It will be reproduced in the book of abstracts in the form in which it is received!

There is a limited opportunity for poster presentation; please notify before 1 June.

4. Congress Fees

The congress fee includes entrance to all sessions, the book of abstracts and other congress material, coffee/tea during congress hours and the full social program.

IACS member Dfl. 175,-

Non-member Dfl. 225,-

Student/unemployed* Dfl. 75,-

* Students are kindly requested to send a copy of their college card together with the registration form.

Payment should be made in Dutch guilders (Dfl) (1 Euro = 2,21 Dfl) by international bank transfer to: ABN/AMRO Bank Leiden, Stationsweg 31-33, Leiden, The Netherlands; SWIFT no. ABNA NL2A, account no. att. Leids Congres Bureau, ref. 7th Int. Congress of Coptic Studies. Please specify on the bank transfer that bank costs, if applicable, are for your own account; by credit card: AMEX, VISA or Euro/Master card (other cards cannot be accepted); by Eurocheque (maximum Dfl. 300,- per cheque).

5. Accommodation

A limited number of hotel rooms have been blocked in Leiden and vicinity. August is a very busy month for all hotels in the area. We therefore advise you urgently to make your reservation through the hotel booking form as soon as possible. (You will find the "Registration & Hotel Booking Form" at the center of this Newsletter.) A one-night deposit, according to the schedule below, must be included with the registration fee to guarantee your room. Approximate price per room per night including breakfast:

Hotel category Single room Double room

Medium class Dfl. 150,- Dfl. 225,-

Intermediate class Dfl. 100,- Dfl. 165,-

Accommodation can be reserved only upon receipt of the hotel deposit. Participants will receive a voucher for the value of the deposit paid. The voucher can be presented to the hotel upon arrival, and the amount will then be deducted from the hotel bill. The balance of the accommodation bill must be paid directly to the hotel by the participant.

The congress secretariat will try to conform to your wishes; however, due to the popularity of certain hotels, we advise you to book as soon as possible, as reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. After 1 April there is no guarantee that rooms are still available.

6. General Information

Registration: All participants are requested to complete the registration form at the center of this Newsletter before 1 April 2000 and send it to the Leids Congres Bureau, together with their payment. Please note that formal registration takes place only after payment of registration fee(s) has been received. About 6 weeks prior to the congress you will receive a confirmation letter including a financial overview.

Diet: If you have any special dietary requirements, please specify this on the registration form. We will try to comply with your wishes.

Insurance: Participants coming from abroad are strongly advised to make their own insurance arrangements (e.g. health, life, luggage etc.).

Congress venue: Leiden is in the heart of Holland. Situated on the crossroads of all international lines of communication, it can be easily reached by plane, train or car. By plane: Leiden is 20 min. from Schiphol (Amsterdam International Airport); there is a rapid train every 15 minutes till past midnight. By train: international trains arrive at The Hague (from the south, including the TGV from Paris), or at Amsterdam/Schiphol (from Germany); change for one of the frequent local trains. By car: both from the east and from the south, head for The Hague on one of the international highways; near The Hague, choose the A-4 highway, in the direction of Amsterdam; after about 15 min., get off at Leiden-Zoeterwoude and choose the Leiden-centrum direction. There are limited parking facilities behind and below the University Library, Witte Singel (Maliebaan); a bigger parking lot is nearby (Haagweg).

After registering for the congress you will receive a detailed route description.

The entire congress will take place at one and the same address: Centraal Faciliteiten-gebouw, Faculteit der Letteren, Cleveringaplaats 1, Witte-Singel-Doelen area (WSD-complex). Check-in address on Sunday 27 August only: Faculty Club, Rapenburg 6, tel. 071-566 14 21.

7. Secretarial Office

Congress secretary: Dr. J. van der Vliet, assisted by Mrs. M. Kuhn, M.A.

Visiting address: Witte Singel 25, room 018A

Postal address: Department of Near Eastern Studies (TCNO), Leiden University, P.O.B. 9515, NL - 2300 RA, LEIDEN, Pays-Bas (The Netherlands)

Telephone: +31-71-527 2229 / 2260

Fax: +31-71-527 2042

E-mail: (but not for abstracts)

For program information, please consult the Congress website at the following internet address:



The following items are expected to appear on the agenda of the next Business Meeting of the IACS, to be held during the Seventh International Congress of Coptic Studies in Leiden, on 2 September 2000. In accordance with the IACS Statutes art. 6, additional "items for the agenda should be submitted in writing to the President at least one month before the next Congress. The final agenda will be determined by the Board at its meeting just before the Congress."

Confirmation of new members

Financial report for 1996-2000

Adoption of the Euro as an official currency

Revision of the statutes

Eighth International Congress of Coptic Studies in 2004

Election of officers

Coptic studies in Egypt



Tito Orlandi and Stephen Emmel propose that the following changes to the IACS Statutes be adopted during the upcoming Business Meeting in Leiden (2 September 2000):
At the end of art. 2, add: It shall maintain a web site on the internet, containing information about its members and their activities, publications in preparation, as well as other activities and institutions relevant to Coptic Studies; and an e-mail bulletin board dedicated to Coptic Studies.
In art. 3, replace "Editor of the Newsletter at least nine months prior to the next Congress. Those elected will be notified at least six months prior to that Congress" with: Secretary at least six months prior to the next Congress. Those elected will be notified at least one month prior to that Congress.
Revise art. 4b as follows: Executive Officers. There will be six non-permanent officers: President, President-Elect, Secretary, Congress Coordinator, Webmaster, and the Director of the Cairo Center of the Association. [Next sentence without change.] Only the Secretary, the Webmaster, and the Director of the Cairo Center are subject to reelection without intervening term. [Next sentence without change.] The Secretary will act as the editor of the Association's Newsletter, and as the Association's treasurer, in which capacity he will submit an annual report to the Board. The Webmaster will act as the editor of the Association's web site and bulletin board. The offices of the Secretary and of the Webmaster will together function as a clearing-house of information to members.
In art. 5, after "Decisions will be by a majority vote of those present at the meeting." add: In the event of a tie vote during a Board Meeting, the President's vote will break the tie.
Also in art. 5, replace "Secretary, the Editor of the Newsletter" with: Coordinator, the Secretary, the Webmaster.
In art. 6, replace "President" with: Secretary.
At the end of art. 8, add: The Association's web site and bulletin board will be set up in cooperation with the Centro Interdipartimentale di Servizi per l'Automazione nelle Discipline Umanistiche of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" through a mutually adopted Agreement.
In art. 9, replace "Editor of the Newsletter" with: Secretary.
As a separate agreement between the IACS and the Centro Interdipartimentale di Servizi per l'Automazione nelle Discipline Umanistiche (CISADU), add: 1. The CISADU will provide the IACS with memory space in one of its servers for a URL site, managed by the IACS; and it will provide an electronic mailing list owned by the IACS. 2. The IACS will mention the name of the CISADU in all relevant publications and acts.



Please note that the most recent paid up dues year appears with members' names on the printed IACS mailing labels. As used with this Newsletter, these labels reflect payments received up to 31 January 2000. Be sure to keep us informed of any change of address or any change in your membership status.




Ägypten und Nubien in spätantiker und christlicher Zeit. Akten des 6. Internationalen Koptologenkongresses, Münster, 20.-26. Juli 1996, edited by Stephen Emmel, Martin Krause, Siegfried G. Richter, and Sofia Schaten (Sprachen und Kulturen des Christlichen Orients, vol. 6; Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 1999), vol. 1, Materielle Kultur, Kunst und religiöses Leben, vol. 2, Schrifttum, Sprache und Gedankenwelt, was published at the very end of 1999. Vol. 1 contains 550 pages, with 51 contributions divided into two parts (Archäologie, Kunst, christliches Nubien und Mönchtum; Liturgie, Theologie und Kirchengeschichte); vol. 2 contains 583 pages, with 54 contributions divided into four parts (Literatur, Bibel, christlich-arabische Literatur, Kodikologie und Paläographie; Papyrologie und Epigraphik; Linguistik; Gnosis und Manichäismus). Contributors were to receive twenty offprints of their article, as well as one offprint of the list of abbreviations (Abkürzungsverzeichnis), which is common to both volumes (and is printed in both volumes). IACS members who took advantage of the special members-only sale in December should be receiving their copies at about the same time as this issue of the Newsletter. The editors thank IACS members and other contributors for their patience during the long process of publication.


1. Web Site

The IACS's web site is managed at the Centro Interdipartimentale di Servizi per l'Automazione nelle Discipline Umanistiche (Università di Roma "La Sapienza") by Tito Orlandi at the internet address IACS members are requested to submit whatever information they deem useful for their colleagues to Tito Orlandi by e-mail (; or by regular post to Via F. Civinini 24, I-00197 Roma, Italy). If possible, please send information both to Münster and to Rome when it is relevant to both the ordinary administration of the IACS (including the Newsletter) as well as the IACS web site.

2. The Listserver

COPTIST, an electronic "list" for Coptic studies, is moderated by Tito Orlandi on behalf of the IACS. IACS members are encouraged to subscribe by doing as follows: to the e-mail address send a message containing only one line, namely: subscribe coptist [your name]



Where only e-mail addresses are listed, the postal addresses remain unchanged. * = new members.

Baumeister, Theofried. Elsa-Brändström-Strasse 1, D-55124 Mainz, DEUTSCHLAND.

Bolman, Elizabeth S. 303 Vine Street, Apt. 305, Philadelphia, PA 19106, U.S.A.

Boud'hors, Anne.

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections, OIOC Acquisitions Unit, Floor 3 zone 6, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB, GROSSBRITANIEN.

Camplani, Alberto. Via Acherusio 42, I-00199 Roma, ITALIEN.

*Elgohary, Maged. Nünningweg 131, D-48161 Münster, DEUTSCHLAND

Grossmann, Peter. Koumanoudi 50, GR-11474 Athens, GRIECHENLAND

*Hunt, Lucy-Anne. School of Continuing Studies, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, GROSSBRITANNIEN

Khouzam, A. Fouad. 2 avenue du Parc, F-92400 Courbevoie, FRANKREICH.

King, Karen L.

Lacaze, Ginette. "Le Vertbois", 20, rue Lavigne, F-64000 Pau, FRANKREICH.

Pleše, Zlatko. Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 101 Saunders Hall, CB #3225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3225, U.S.A.

Rostkowska, Bo_ena. Osiedle Przyja__ 75/6, PL-01-355 Warszawa, POLEN

Sidarus, Adel Y.

*Toda, Satoshi. Rue J.-M. de Vismes 5/006, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIEN.

Tubach, Jürgen.

Wilson, Penelope. Dept. of Archaeology, University of Durham, South Road, Durham City DH1 3LE, GROSSBRITANNIEN

Young, Dwight W.

Zarkantzas, Nicholas. 1334 W. Foothill Blvd. #7G, Upland, CA 91786, U.S.A.



Please send up-to-date information (preferably via e-mail to Stephen Emmel at; copy to If you provide information for this list, please be sure also to inform us (with complete bibliographical details) when the publication appears. The following list is not intended to be a full bibliography of recent publications in Coptic studies. Its contents are determined by information that authors provide to the editors of the Newsletter. The contents of ICCoptS 6 (Münster 1996) (see below, under Emmel et al.) are not listed in detail.

Alcock, Anthony; Iain Gardner; and Wolf-Peter Funk. Coptic Documentary Texts from Kellis, vol. 1.

Barry, Catherine, Wolf-Peter Funk, Paul-Hubert Poirier, and John D. Turner. Zostrien (NH VIII, 1). BCNH, section "Textes" 24. Québec, Paris, and Louvain: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters, in press (1999).

Baumeister, Theofried. "Der ägyptische Bischof und Märtyrer Phileas." In: Garten des Lebens. Festschrift für Winfrid Cramer, edited by Maria-Barbara von Stritzky and Christian Uhrig, 33-41. Münsteraner theologische Abhandlungen 60. Altenberge: Oros Verlag, 1999. PUBLISHED.

Boud'hors, Anne. Édition et traduction du manuscrit IFAO Copte 2 (sermons de Chenouté).

———. Papyrus documentaires de Louvain.

Brock, Ann Graham. "Political Authority and Cultural Accommodation: Social Diversity in the Acts of Paul and the Acts of Peter." In: The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles: Harvard Divinity School Studies, edited by François Bovon, Ann Graham Brock, and Christopher R. Matthews, 145-169. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999. PUBLISHED.

Broek, Roelof van den. Edition of Ps.-Cyril of Jerusalem on the Passion, cod. Morgan M 610.

Brune, Karl-Heinz. Der koptische Reiter. Jäger, König, Heiliger. Ikonographische und stilistische Untersuchung zu den Reiterdarstellungen im spätantiken Ägypten und die Frage ihres "Volkskunstcharakters". ASKÄ 11. Altenberge: Oros Verlag, 1999. PUBLISHED.

Camplani, Alberto. "Did Anthanasius Know Antony? A Response to Leslie D. Barnard." Khristianskij Vostok 7 = n.s. 1 (1999) 296-301. PUBLISHED.

———. "La prima lettera festale di Cirillo di Alessandria e la testimonianza di P. Vindob. K 10157." PUBLISHED: Augustinianum 39 (1999) 129-138.

———. Review of Annick Martin, Athanase d'Alexandrie et l'Église d'Égypte au IVe siècle (328-373) (CEFR 216; Rome 1996). Augustinianum 39 (1999) 187-222. PUBLISHED.

———. Edition of the Coptic and Syriac versions of Athanasius's festal letters.

———. Edition of the Coptic version of Theophilus' festal letter on apocryphal books and other fragments of festal letters in Coptic translation.

———. Traduzione, introduzione e note dei testi ermetici del NHC VI.

Clackson, Sarah. "Coptic Documents Relating to the Monasteries of Apa Apollo at Bawit and Titkooh in the Hermopolite Nome." Ph.D. diss., Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 1996. To be published as: Coptic and Greek Texts Relating to the Hermopolite Monastery of Apa Apollo (Griffith Institute Monographs; Oxford).

———. "Ostraca from Kom el-Nana." In: Excavations at Amarna, vol. 1, A Corpus of Late Roman Pottery, edited by J. Faiers (London: Egypt Exploration Society).

———. Coptic papyrological primer.

———. Edition of Coptic texts which may have been drawn up in the abbott's office at the Bawit Monastery of Apollo.

———. Edition of some of the Coptic papyri contained in British Library Or. 6201 A & B.

———. Review of Raffaella Cribiore, Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco- Roman Egypt (Atlanta 1996). JEA.

Clackson, Sarah, and Terry Wilfong. New checklist of Coptic documents, to appear in the new edition of the Checklist of Editions of Greek and Latin Papyri, Ostraca and Tablets (5th ed.; estimated publication date: 2000).

Coquin, René-Georges†. "Le traité de Šenoute `du salut de l'âme humaine'." JCoptS 3.

De Jonghe, Daniël; Sonja Daemen; Marguerite Rassart-Debergh; Antoine De Moor; and Bruno Overlaet. Ancient Tapestries of the R. Pfister Collection in the Vatican Library. Rome: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1999. PUBLISHED.

del Francia, Loretta. Alcuni tessuti copti di acquisto recente nel Museo di Palazzo Venezia.

———. Bibliographie des tissus coptes.

De Moor, Antoine. [See above, under De Jonghe.] PUBLISHED.

Depuydt, Leo. "Condition and Premise in Egyptian and Elsewhere and the Laws of Thought in Expanded Boolean Algebra." PUBLISHED: ZÄS 126 (1999) 97- 111.

———. "Egyptian `Split' Genitives and Related Phenomena: Exotic Debris from Conflicting Forces." Muséon 112 (1999) 273-299. PUBLISHED.

———. "Word-splitting Forces in Egyptian." Orientalia 67 (1998).

De Vogüé, Adalbert. Les régles monastiques anciennes.

Emmel, Stephen. "From the Other Side of the Nile: Shenute and Panopolis." In: Perspectives on Panopolis, edited by Arno Egberts and Jacques van der Vliet. Pap.Lugd.Bat. Leiden: Brill.

———. "The Gnostic Tradition in Relation to Greek Philosophy." To appear in the acts of the Copenhagen International Conference on the Nag Hammadi Texts in the History of Religions, September 19-24 1995.

———. "The Recently Published Gospel of the Savior (`Unbekanntes Berliner Evangelium'): Righting the Order of Pages and Events." Will be submitted to Harvard Theological Review.

———. "Rufus v. Schotep." In: LThK3 8 (1999): 1351. PUBLISHED.

———. Shenute's Literary Corpus (a revision of my Ph.D. diss., Yale University 1993).

Emmel, Stephen; Martin Krause; Siegfried G. Richter; and Sofia Schaten, eds. Ägypten und Nubien in spätantiker und christlicher Zeit. Akten des 6. Internationalen Koptologenkongresses, Münster, 20.-26. Juli 1996. 2 vols. Sprachen und Kulturen des Christlichen Orients, vol. 6. Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag, 1999. PUBLISHED. [A detailed list of the contents was circulated to IACS members at the end of 1999.]

Epp, Eldon Jay. "The Multivalence of the Term `Original Text' in New Testament Textual Criticism." Harvard Theological Review 92 (1999) 245-281. PUBLISHED.

Erbes, Johann E. The Peshitta and the Versions: A Study of the Peshitta Variants in Joshua 1-5 in Relation to Their Equivalents in the Ancient Versions. Studia Semitica Upsaliensia 16. Uppsala 1999. [374 pages.] PUBLISHED.

Funk, Wolf-Peter. Concordance des textes de Nag Hammadi. Les codices X et XIa. BCNH, section "Concordances". Québec, Paris, and Louvain: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters.

———. Manichäische Handschriften der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, vol. 1, Kephalaia I, "2. Hälfte, Lieferung 13/14." Stuttgart etc.: Kohlhammer, 1999. [Contains pp. 291b-366a.] PUBLISHED.

———. Manichäische Handschriften der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, vol. 1, Kephalaia I, "2. Hälfte, Lieferung 15/16 sowie die restlichen Seiten der Berliner Handschrift P. 15996." Stuttgart etc.: Kohlhammer.

Funk, Wolf-Peter; Claudio Gianotto; and Pierre Mahé. Melchisédek (NH IX, 1). BCNH, section "Textes". Québec etc.: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters.

Funk, Wolf-Peter; Louis Painchaud; and Einar Thomassen. L'Interprétation de la gnose (NH XI, 1). BCNH, section "Textes". Québec etc.: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters.

Funk, Wolf-Peter, and Paul-Hubert Poirier. Concordance des textes de Nag Hammadi. Les codices XIb, XII et XIII. BCNH, section "Concordances". Québec etc.: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters.

Funk, Wolf-Peter; Paul-Hubert Poirier; and John D. Turner. Marsanès. BCNH, section "Textes". Québec etc.: Presses de l'Université Laval and Peeters.

Gabra, Gawdat. "The Project `Catalogue général du Musée Copte'." In: The Greek Presence in Ancient Egypt, Symposium Delphi 1988, edited by L. Marangou.

———. Das Difnar (Antiphonarium) der koptischen Kirche nach der ältesten bohairischen Überlieferung.

Ghica, Victor Corneliu. Critical edition of the Arabic homilies of Paris BN 4761, attributed to Shenute.

———. Critical edition of the Encomium on Revelation 7-12 attributed to Cyril of Alexandria (Pierpont Morgan Library M591; fragments Paris BN 1313 and 1317).

———. Hypertextual edition of the Arabic texts of the History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria for the "esperimento di edizione multimediale" of the Corpus dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari, Rome (Paris BN 301, 302, 4773).

Godlewski, W. The ostraca from the temple of Tuthmose III at Deir el-Bahari.

Grossmann, Peter. Corpus der frühchristlichen Kirchenbauten in Ägypten. [Several volumes are in preparation.]

———. Die Grosse Basilika und das Baptisterium von Ab_ M_n_.

———. "Krypten und unterirdische Grabräume im frühchristlichen ägyptischen Kirchenbau."

———. "Zwei christliche Bauanlagen aus früharabischer Zeit in Hulwan."

———. Preliminary reports on the excavations at Ab_ M_n_ are published regularly (annually; in English) in BSAC; major reports, covering two or three years, are to be published (in German) in Archäologischer Anzeiger.

Grossmann, Peter, and Donald M. Bailey. "Report on the Excavation in the South Church at Hermopolis-Ashmun_yn (Winter 1991)." JCoptS 3.

Guillaumont, A. Evagre le Pontique. Vie - Oeuvre - Doctrine.

Hasitzka, Monika. Koptisches Sammelbuch II (MPER 23.2; Vienna).

Johnson, David W. Life of Matthew the Poor, from White Monastery Codices.

Kasser, Rodolphe (avec la collaboration de N. Bosson et H. Quecke†). Édition d'un manuscrit bohaïrique (papyrus), P.Vat. copto 9: Petits Prophètes.

———. Édition d'un manuscrit lycopolitain (papyrus) de la Fondation Martin Bodmer (Cologny/Genève, Suisse): Acta Pauli.

———. Édition d'un manuscrit saïdique (parchemin) de la Fondation Martin Bodmer (Cologny/Genève, Suisse): Cantique des Cantiques.

———. Édition de divers petits fragments de papyrus ou parchemin se rattachant à des manuscrits (coptes ou grecs) déjà publiés dans la collection M. Bodmer, Fondation Martin Bodmer.

———. Édition du manuscrit (papyrus) hermopolitain (etc.) M 636 de la collection Pierpont Morgan (New York): Hermeniae etc.

——— (avec Hans-Martin Schenke). Édition du P.Mich. inv. 3520, fayoumique sans lambdacisme (dialecte V): livre de l'Ecclésiaste et seconde Épître de Pierre.

———. Étude comparée des dialectes coptes de la Moyen Égypte et du Fayoum.

———. Préparation d'un nouveau dictionnaire copte exhaustif et détaillé.

Khouzam, A.F. Le Manuscrit Copte 44 de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

Korol, Dieter. "La cosiddetta edicola mosaicata di Cimitile/Nola (500 d. C. circa). Parte I: I restauri del 1890 e del 1956 - Il conferimento di carattere monumentale al santuario centrale." Boreas. Münstersche Beiträge zur Archäologie 21-22 (1998-1999) 301-323, pls. 22-28. PUBLISHED. [See esp. p. 322.]

Krause, Martin. "Referat der koptischen literarischen Texte und Urkunden von 1996-1997." APF 45.

———. Review of Philippe Bridel (ed.), Explorations aux Qouçoûr er-Roubâ'îyât. Rapport des campagnes 1982 et 1983 (Louvain 1994). ThLZ 124 (1999) 1208- 1210. PUBLISHED.

Layton, Bentley. Coptic Grammar, Sahidic Dialect. Porta Linguarum Orientalium. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

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———. "The Rite of the Jar: Apostasy and Reconciliation in the Mediaeval Coptic Orthodox Church." In: Peace, Negotiation, and Reciprocity: Strategies for Co-existence in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, edited by D. Wolfthal. Turnhout.

———. "Who Was `Eusebius of Alexandria'?" ByzSlav.

Moorsel, Paul van. "Nubia and the Copts: On Medieval Church Decoration in the South and in the North." In: Reading in the Archeology and Culture History of the Sudan, edited by A. Osman.

———. Les peintures du Monastère de St.-Paul près de la Mer Rouge. Cairo: IFAO. [With a contribution by Peter Grossmann.]

———. Opuscula Hieremiae Dedicata. Studies on several iconographical problems in Apa Jeremiah.

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Petersen, Silke. "Zerstört die Werke der Weiblichkeit!" Maria Magdalena, Salome und andere Jüngerinnen Jesu in christlich-gnostischen Schriften. NHMS 48. Leiden etc.: Brill, 1999. PUBLISHED.

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———. Les collections romaines et coptes des Musées R.A.H. de Bruxelles.

———. "Dans les ermitages du désert"; "Le décors des murs aux Kellia"; and "Des symboles hérités du monde ancien." Le monde de la Bible 116 (January-February 1999) 43-49, 50-51, and 52-57. PUBLISHED.

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———. "Les peintures; catalogue et programme iconographique." In: QR 195, vol. 2, Céramiques, peintures et inscriptions. Cairo: IFAO, in press.

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———. "Les premières icônes d'Égypte (VI-VII s.). Leurs antécédents." To appear in the acts of the symposium "Icons in Egypt," Cairo, Netherlands Institute for Archaeology and Arabic Studies, 23-24 November 1994. In press.

———. "Le programme peint dans les églises de Baouit." To appear in the acts of the Journées d'études en hommage à Jean Clédat = Ve "Journée d'études coptes, Péreigeux, 18-20 mai 1991. In press.

———. "Rapports entre peintures chrétiennes d'Égypte et de Nubie. Des églises et des icônes" [text of a paper presented at the Eighth International Conference for Nubian Studies, Lille-Paris, 12-17 September 1994]. Le monde copte.

———. "Sinai." To appear in the dictionary published by Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, in press.

———. "Tejido copto" and "El arte tardio cristiano." In: La tierra del toro Apis: Dioses, Reyes y hombres del Egitto, Pamplona, 4 de julio - 21 septiembre 1997 [then Palacio Almudi de Murcia, octubre-noviembre 1997 and in Barcelona, November 1997]. PUBLISHED.

———. Presentation des collections coptes des Musées R.A.H. de Bruxelles. Le monde copte.

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———. "A Transcription, Brief Musical Analysis, and Comparison of Two Coptic Hymns sung at the 12th Hour Service on Good Friday."

———. Further studies of the Holy Week music, especially that of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday."

Rosenstiehl, J.-M. L'apocalypse de Paul (NH V,2). BCNH section "Textes". Quebec: Les Presses de l'Université Laval.

———. L'histoire de la captivité de Babylone (P. Morgan Copt. M 578. Introduction, traduction et notes.

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———. "Mittelägyptische `Nachlese' III. Neue Fragmente zum Martyrium des Cyri(a)cus und seiner Mutter Julitta im mittelägyptischen Dialekt des Koptischen." PUBLISHED: ZÄS 126 (1999) 149-172, pls. 14-22.

———. Review of Alla I. Elanskaja, The Literary Coptic Manuscripts in the A.S. Pushkin State Fine Arts Museum in Moscow (Leiden etc. 1994), Enchoria 24 (1997-1998) 163-170. PUBLISHED.

———. Review of Gregor Wurst, The Manichaean Coptic Papyri in the Chester Beatty Library: Psalm Book, pt. 2, fasc. 1, Die Bema-Psalmen (Turnhout 1996), Enchoria 24 (1997-1998) 186-193. PUBLISHED.

Schenke, Hans-Martin, and Rodolphe Kasser. [See above, under Kasser.]

Scholz, Piotr O. Kush-Meroe-Nubien, die vergessenen Reiche Afrikas. Sonderheft der Antike Welt. [Bearbeitung der Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte Nubiens.]

Sellew, Philip. Commentary on the Coptic Gospel of Thomas (NHC II,2).

———. Edition of a Bohairic liturgical text connected with the biblical Apocalypse of John (MSS in London, Vatican, Manchester, New Haven).

———. Re-edition of a Sahidic fragment of the Dormitio Mariae at Yale, P.CtYBR inv. 1788, first published by L.S.B. MacCoull in APF 35 (1989).

Severin, Hans-Georg. Die spätantike Skulptur Ägyptens. Handbuch der Orientalistik. Leiden: Brill.

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——— (in collaboration with Gisela Severin). Die Bauskulptur von Abu Mina.

———. Catalogue of the late antique and early byzantine stone-sculpture of the Coptic Museum, Cairo.

———. Spätantike Spolienkapitelle in islamischen Bauten zu Kairo.

Shisha-Halevy, Ariel. Topics in Bohairic Syntax.

———. A comprehensive Bohairic Grammar (Handbuch der Orientalistik), with contributions on orthography, graphemics and phonemics by Wolf-Peter Funk.

Shisha-Halevy, Ariel, and Helmut Satzinger. [See above, under Satzinger.]

Sidarus, Adel Youssef. "La tradition sahidique de philologie gréco-copto-arabe (manuscrits des XIIIe-XVe siècles)." To appear in the acts of 9e Journée d'Études Coptes (Montpellier, June 1999).

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———. Coptic Textiles in the Collection . . . Berman, Rome: The Ahnas Sculpture.

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———. Late Antique Sculpture in Egypt.

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Wilfong, Terry. The Women of Jeme: Gender and Society in a Coptic Town in Early Islamic Egypt (University of Michigan Press).

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