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The Coptic book between the 6th and the 8th century: codicological features, places of production, i

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 21-22/09/2017

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Sapienza Università di Roma ; Academia Belgica (Roma, Italy)


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21 September

Sapienza Università di Roma.

Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia. Piazzale Aldo Moro 5

Odeion (underground floor)

Literary culture(s), and book production in Egypt between the 6th and the 8th century

10.00 Welcome address, Emanuela Prinzivalli, Director of the Dept. of History Cultures Religion 10.30 Paola Buzi, General introduction

I session

11.00 Gianfranco Agosti, “Greek and Coptic Paideia in Late Antique Egypt: Comparing the Incomparable?”

11.30 coffee break

12.00 Tito Orlandi, “The monasteries of Shenoute and Macarius: a comparison between two different bibliological arrangements” 12.30 Paola Buzi, “The Coptic papyrus codices preserved in the Egyptian Museum, Turin: new strategies for the valorization and conservation of the library from This”

13.00 Lunch break

II session

15.00 Julian Bogdani, “ ‘PAThs’: an advanced draft of the information system” 15.30 Maria Chiara Giorda, “Encoding Coptic literature: new perspective of analysis and valorization of Coptic hagiographic and homiletic texts”

16.00 Coffee break

16.30 General discussion

20.00 Dinner (Casa dell’Aviatore)

22 September

Academia Belgica (Via Omero 8)

Coptic Books from the Theban region

09.30 Welcome address, Wouter Bracke, Director of the Academia Belgica

I session

10.00 Elisabeth R. O’Connell, “Theban books in context” 10.30 Anne Boud’hors, “Revisiting P.Bodmer 58 in the light of book production and circulation in Thebes (7th cent.)”

11.00 coffee break

11.30 Ewa Wipszycka, Tomasz Górecki, “Scoperta di tre codici copti a Tebe Occidentale: il contesto archeologico” 12.30 Renate Dekker, “The manuscript containing the Sahidic Encomium on Bishop Pesynthius of Koptos: its conservation, significance and context”

12.30 Lunch break

II session

14.30 Alberto Camplani, Federico Contardi, “The Canons attributed to Basil of Caesarea in the context of the canonical literature preserved in Coptic” 15.00 Nathan Carlig, “Osservazioni codicologiche sul codice pseudo-Basiliano del MMA 1152 (Cairo, Coptic Museum, inv. 13448)” 15.30 Agostino Soldati, “One of the earliest extant Coptic colophons”

16.00 Coffee break

16.30 Ágnes Mihálykó, “The Canons of Basil in the context of the liturgy in Western Thebes” 17.00 Przemysław Piwowarczyk, “Some remarks on the codex decoration and the text of Martyrium Petri preserved in the manuscript from Sheikh Abd el-Gurna” 17.30 General discussion

20.00 Dinner (Casa dell’Aviatore)

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