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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 41136–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.136
Published: 01 March 2020
... , and anthypophora into the sixth century, outside the zone of Greek literature and into the Coptic homilies of Rufus of Shotep. Given what we know elsewhere in sixth-century Egypt, such as Rufus’ near contemporary Dioscorus of Aphrodito (ca. 520–585), Sheridan's argument that this may reflect formal...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4144–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.44
Published: 01 March 2020
... with columns at their entrances, are similar to those of the north Syrian villages. 56 While we do not know whether the inhabitants of such houses were small independent landowners, whose presence in the late antique East is attested in literature, papyri, and by inscriptions, or tenants...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33436–471 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.436
Published: 01 September 2019
... web page, http://sla.ucpress.edu/content/permissions . 2019 Exile Coptic Literature Western Thebes NOTES 1. I thank J. Hillner for the invitation to advise on the AHRC-funded “Migration of Faith: Clerical Exile in Late Antiquity” project and especially for preparing the map and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 33369–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.3.369
Published: 01 September 2019
... Appendix . 12. Older scholarship calls them Monophysites, but this distinguishes too imprecisely between followers of the archimandrite Eutyches, also condemned at the council, and other opponents of the council, whose traditions live on in the Coptic and Syrian churches and who, to this day...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32251–293 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.251
Published: 01 June 2019
... exaggerated by authors for rhetorical and moral reasons. While this may apply to the tradition surrounding Menas, the particular component of sexual assault surely is related to women's experience and fears of travelling alone. 15. The Coptic miracles have been translated into English: James Drescher...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32128–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.128
Published: 01 June 2019
... Epigraphik 138 (2002) 121–122 for the difficulty in deciphering weekday dates in a small group of Greco-Coptic papyri from the sixth and seventh centuries C.E. 21. Worp, “O.Crum VC 111,” 121 note 1. 22. In addition to the Hebrew-derived numbering system and the Lord's Day, some Copts in Late...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3117–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.17
Published: 01 March 2019
... nature set at the Council of Chalcedon) remained the larger and more vocal community in the Near East. 3 The Miaphysites were not a single church, but a loosely-associated collection of indigenous communities, and included in their communion the Syrian Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox and Coptic Churches...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 3177–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.1.77
Published: 01 March 2019
... culture and language “they belonged to the world of Islam.” Hoyland comments that apostasy was of great concern by the later eighth century, with mention in the Coptic Synaxary from 743–67 of 24,000 apostatized Christians (343). Conversion occurred in large part because of the erosion of the prestige and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23342–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.342
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Epistle 56.6 (Corpus scriptorium ecclesiasticorum latinorum 82: 87). 12. A certain Coptic doctor Dios, “head of the guild of physicians,” from the remote city of Edfu needed his physician-colleague Jokr to sign for him on an official bequest for imported pepper since “he cannot write.” Walter Crum...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 22147–179 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.2.147
Published: 01 May 2018
... des évangiles en terre saint. Étude de mémoire collective (Paris: PUF, 2008). 20. On the relationship between late antique hagiography and early sīra and ḥadīth literature, see: Gordon D. Newby, “An Example of Coptic Literary Influence on Ibn Isḥāq's Sīrah ,” Journal of Near Eastern...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 114–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.4
Published: 01 February 2017
... focuses on texts in Coptic ( http://copticscriptorium.org/ accessed 29 October 2016). Archaeology, Cultural Geography (including Cartography), Economics, Gender and Sexuality, History (including Cultural History), History of the Arts (including Architecture, Art, and Music), Law, Literature and...