Monthly Archives: July 2010

Manuscript Hunter: US Research Trip 2010

On Sunday I will be heading off to the US for a research trip. I have been collecting manuscripts of the two Syriac versions of the Life of Mary: an eastern one edited by E.A.W. Budge in 1899, and a … Continue reading

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Acts of Pilate Workshop

In October, I will be participating in a workshop in Winnipeg on the Acts of Pilate/Gospel of Nicodemus cycle of texts ("Editing the Acts of Pilate in Early Christian Languages: Theory and Practice"). If interested in this enterprise, you can … Continue reading

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Prayer of John the Baptist

Looking again at traditions of John the Baptist, I came across two versions of the Prayer of John the Baptist in a few Syriac manuscripts. Does anyone know anything about this? (oh, I will look into it further, but I … Continue reading

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The Flying Head of John the Baptist

I have started some work on apocryphal traditions of John the Baptist. One of the texts I am consulting is the Life of John the Baptist ascribed to Serapion (read the text HERE). The text was published almost a century … Continue reading

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