‘Middle Egyptian’ Gleanings: Grammatical Notes on the ‘Middle Egyptian’ Text of Matthew


The book before us is by no means yet another text edition: it is difficult to overstate its importance — comparable, in my opinion, to that of Thompson’s Subakhmîmic John — or over-praise the editor for a perfect execution of his task. This edition will, I believe, prove a veritable milestone in the story of Coptic grammatical and dialectological research. For here wer are offered the first extensive testo di lingua for this ‘new’ dialect, for which we have hitherto had the evidence of lacunary or very short fragments […]

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