Sunday, May 15, 2022

Word Division in NW Semitic

Robert Crellin has posted his interesting new Open Access monograph on word division in NW Semitic and Greek on the CREWS project site.

Friday, April 15, 2022

TCI Easter Series on Isaiah 53

 The Text and Canon Institute has put out an Easter series on a number of interesting variants in Isaiah 53.

Aitken Grinfield Lectures Online

I just saw that the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies has put Jim Aitken's 2021-2022 Grinfield Lectures online here. Jim gives a fascinating exploration of how the Septuagint fits within contemporary Egyptian Greek writing culture and the ramifications for Septuagint research. Highly recommended!

EPHE-PSL Seminars on Ancient Scripts

On the Scriptish mailing list Andreas Stauder announces French-language program of seminars on a wide range of ancient scripts. The recorded sessions are also available on YouTube. See below details from the email.

Cycle « Les écritures dans les mondes anciens »,  

de l’Institut des langues rares (Ilara) de l’EPHE-PSL (Paris) : 


- Le programme : 


- La prochaine conférence :  

« Observations sur les écritures d’Asie Centrale au Ier millénaire de notre ère »,  

par Georges-Jean Pinault, le mercredi 20 avril, à 18h30 (inscription gratuite, obligatoire, sur eventbrite) :  


- La chaîne YouTube, avec les sept conférences déjà données : 

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Le papyrus dans tous ses États, de Cléopâtre à Clovis

Jean-Luc Fournet has put up online a wonderful virtual tour of the Collège de France exhibition on the history of papyrus (in French) here.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

The Editio critica maior of the Greek Psalter catalogue

I just noticed that the Editio critica maior of the Greek Psalter project has put a catalogue online that includes images to many Greek manuscripts.