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Recent Research in Coptic Literature (2008-2012) Heike Behlmer (



Brakke, David, From Temple to Cell, from Gods to Demons: Pagan Temples in the Monastic Topography of Fourth-Century Egypt, in: Hahn, Emmel, and Gotter (eds.), From Temple to Church, 91112.

Choat, Malcolm, Coptic, in: Christina Riggs (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt, Oxford 2010, 581596. Dijkstra, Jitse H.F., Philae and the End of Ancient Egyptian Religion: A Regional Study of Religious Transformation

(298642 CE). Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 173, Leuven etc. 2008. Frankfurter, David, Iconoclasm and Christianization in Late Antique Egypt: Christian Treatments of Space and

Image, in: Hahn, Emmel, and Gotter, From Temple to Church, 135160. Gabra, Gawdat, with Birger A. Pearson, Mark N. Swanson, and Youhanna N. Youssef, Historical Dictionary of the

Coptic Church, Plymouth 2008. Horbury, Mary, Personal Identity and Social Power in New Kingdom and Coptic Egypt. BAR International Series

2031, Oxford 2009. Lucchesi, Enzo, Regards nouveaux sur la littrature copte, in: Buzi and Camplani (eds.), Christianity in Egypt, 369

414. McNary-Zak, Bernadette, The Soul Is Like a Ship: Sailing Imagery in Early Egyptian Monastic Literature,

Coptica 8 (2009), 4151. Orlandi, Tito, Coptic Texts relating to the Virgin Mary: An Overview. Corpus Dei Manoscritti Copti Letterari, Roma

2008. Orlandi, Tito, Terminology for the Identification of Coptic Literary Documents (Paper given at the Ninth International

Congress of Coptic Studies, Cairo 2008)

Papaconstantinou, Arietta, Hagiography in Coptic, in: Stephanos Efthymiadis (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography, vol. 1, Periods and Places, Farnham 2011, 323344.

Richter, Siegfried G., Wadi al-Natrun and Coptic Literature, in: Maged S. A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa (eds.), Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun. Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society, Cairo 2009, 4362.

Wipszycka, Ewa, Moines et communauts monastiques en gypte (IVeVIIIe sicles). Journal of Juristic Papyrology Supplement 11, Warsaw 2009 (Ch. 1: Sources littraires, and passim).

COLLECTIONS AND MANUSCRIPT STUDIES (selected titles only; see the report on Codicology and Palaeography)

Antoniak, Iwona, Recent Discoveries in the Hermitage of Sheikh Abd el-Gurna: Coptic Codices and Ostraca, in: Delattre and Heilporn (eds.), Et maintenant ce ne sont plus que des villages..., 145148.

Bigoul al-Suriany, The Manuscript Collection of Deir al-Surian in Wadi al-Natrun, Journal of the Canadian Society for Coptic Studies 2 (2011), 5364.

Boudhors, Anne, Copie et circulation des livres dans la rgion thbaine (VIIe-VIIIe sicles), in: Delattre and Heilporn (eds.), Et maintenant ce ne sont plus que des villages..., 149161.

Buzi, Paola, Catalogo dei manoscritti copti borgiani conservati presso la Biblioteca Nazionale Vittorio Emanuele III di Napoli. Accademia dei Lincei Memorie, Ser. IX, 25/1, Rome 2009.

Buzi, Paola, Miscellanee e florilegi. Osservazioni preliminari per uno studio dei codici copti pluritestuali: il caso delle raccolte di excerpta, in: Buzi and Camplani (eds.), Christianity in Egypt, 177203.

Buzi, Paola, Beyond the Papyrus. The Writing Materials of Christian Egypt before the Tenth Century: Ostraka, Wooden Tablets and Parchment, COMSt Newsletter 2 (2011), 1016.

Hasitzka, Monika R. M., Koptische dokumentarische und literarische Texte: First International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology 2006 in der Papyrussammlung der sterreichischen Nationalbibliothek. CPR 31, Berlin etc. 2011.

Louis, Catherine, The Fate of the White Monastery Library, in: Gabra and Takla (eds.), Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt, Vol. 1, 83-90.

Suciu, Alin, The Borgian Coptic Manuscripts in Naples: Supplementary Identifications and Notes to a Recently Published Catalogue, Orientalia Christiana Periodica 77 (2011), 299325.

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Boudhors, Anne, Guest Post: Anne Boudhors-Chartres BM n 906. ( (Apocryphal Acts of John)

Dubois, Jean Daniel, and Grard Roque, Les singularits de la version copte des Actes de Pilate, Apocrypha: revue internationale des littratures apocryphes 21 (2010), 5771.

Delattre, Alain, Un nouveau tmoin des listes d'aptres apocryphes en copte, Orientalia 79 (2010), 7479. Ehrman, Bart D., and Zlatko Ples #e, The Apocryphal Gospels, New York 2011. Gardner, Iain, and Jay Johnston, The Passover Litany of the Liber Bartholomaei: Edition of Bibliothque Nationale

Copte 132 F. 40, Journal of Coptic Studies 11 (2009), 6170. Gardner, Iain, and Jay Johnston, The Liber Bartholomaei on the Ascension: Edition of Bibliothque Nationale Copte

132 f. 37, Vigiliae Christianae 64 (2010), 7486. Hagen, Joost L., Ein anderer Kontext fr die Berliner und Straburger Evangelienfragmente. Das Evangelium des

Erlsers und andere Apostelevangelien in der koptischen Literatur, in: Frey and Schrter (eds.), Jesus in apokryphen Evangelienberlieferungen, Tbingen 2010, 339-371.

Kaiser, Ursula Ulrike, Jesus als Kind. Neuere Forschungen zur Jesusberlieferung in den apokryphen Kindheitsevangelien, in: Frey and Schrter (eds.), Jesus in apokryphen Evangelienberlieferungen, 253269.

Markschies, Christoph, and Jens Schrter with Andreas Heiser, Antike christliche Apokryphen in deutscher bersetzung. I. Band in zwei Teilbnden: Evangelien und Verwandtes. 7. Auflage der von Edgar Hennecke begrndeten und von Wilhelm Schneemelcher fortgefhrten Sammlung der neutestamentlichen Apokryphen, Tbingen 2012 (numerous contributions by Coptic scholars, among which: Frster, Hans, Der Transitus Mariae, 299-307. Kaiser, Ursula Ulrike, Die Geschichte von Joseph dem Zimmermann, 308-342. Wucherpfennig, Ansgar, Der Straburger koptische Papyrus (P.Argent.Copt. 5, 6 und 7), 380-384. Schenke, Hans-Martin, Die koptischen Bartholomaeustexte: Das Buch der Auferstehung Jesu Christi, unseres Herrn, 851-885. Schenke, Hans-Martin, Die koptischen Fragmente des Gamalielevangeliums, 1310-1313).

Schenke, Gesa, Der koptische Klner Papyruskodex 3221, Teil I: Das Testament des Iob. Abhandlungen der Nordrhein-Westflischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Knste, Sonderreihe Papyrologica Coloniensia XXXIII, Paderborn 2009.

Schenke, Gesa, Ein koptischer Textzeuge der Acta Phileae, in: Knuf, Leitz, and von Recklinghausen (eds.), Honi soit qui mal y pense, 609615.

Shoemaker, Stephen J., Early Christian Apocryphal Literature, in: Susan Ashbrook Harvey and David G. Hunter (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies, Oxford 2008, 521548.

Shoemaker, Stephen J., Mary the Apostle: a New Dormition Fragment in Coptic and its Place in the History of Marian Literature, in: D. Bumazhnov, E. Grypeou, T. B. Sailors, and A. Toepel (eds.), Bibel, Byzanz und christlicher Orient. Festschrift fr Stephen Ger zum 65. Geburtstag. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 187, Leuven etc. 2011, 203229.

Suciu, Alin, About Some Coptic Fragments on the Dormition of the Virgin. (

Suciu, Alin, A Further Fragment from the Apocryphal Acts of John in Coptic: Once Again Concerning the Sotheby-Bolaffi Fragments. (

Suciu, Alin, An Old Testament Pseudepigraphon in Coptic: Yet Another Manuscript from the Sahidic Version of the Testament of Isaac. (

Suciu, Alin, Two Other Scraps from a Parchment Leaf Containing the Apocryphal Acts of John in Coptic. (

Suciu, Alin, New Fragments from the Sahidic Version of the Historia Josephi fabri lignarii, Le Musen 122 (2009), 279289.

Suciu, Alin and Einar Thomassen, An Unknown Apocryphal Text from the White Monastery, in: Buzi and Camplani (eds.), Christianity in Egypt, 477499.

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Allen, Rupert, Mark 14,51-52 and Coptic Hagiography, Biblica 89 (2008), 265268. Bacot, Sena, Quatre miracles de saint Mnas dans un manuscrit copte de lIfao (Inv. 315-322), BIFAO 111 (2011),

35-73. Baumeister, Theofried. Martyrium, Hagiographie und Heiligenverehrung im christlichen Altertum. Rmische

Quartalschrift fr christliche Altertumskunde und Kirchengeschichte, Supplementband, 61, Freiburg im Breisgau 2009.

Behlmer, Heike, Female Figures in Coptic Hagiographical Texts Update and Preliminary Results, in: Buzi and Camplani (eds.), Christianity in Egypt, 7186.

Boutros, Ramez, Lhagiographie des saints thrapeutes: une sour