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Bibil Identifier bibil:229236
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) "Me, This Wretched Sinner": A Coptic Fragment from the Vision of Theophilus Concerning the Flight of the Holy Family to Egypt
Author Suciu, Alin
Journal Vigiliae Christianae (Volume: 67, Issue: 4)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 436-450 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The Vision of Theophilus is one of the important apocryphal narratives concerning the flight of the Holy Family to Egypt. Although the text is known to survive in Arabic, Ethiopic and Syriac, a lost Coptic original has long been accepted by scholars. The present paper introduces a hitherto unidentified fragment from the Coptic version of this text. The fragment came from the White Monastery in Upper Egypt and it is currently kept in the National Library in Paris. The fragment is edited in this article together with its Arabic and Ethiopic parallels.
DOI 10.1163/15700720-12341130
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to New Testament Characters or Events : Infancy Gospels
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Egyptian Languages : Coptic
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Ecdotics
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Codicology / Manuscripts
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