The Presence of Plotinus

There are loads of conferences and workshops on Neoplatonism, and especially Plotinus, happening in the coming weeks. Particularly promising among them is “The presence of Plotinus: the self, contemplation, and […]

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new book: A Prophet Has Arrived

Ad for an important new sourcebook via AGADE: A Prophet Has Appeared. The Rise of Islam through Christian and JewishEyes, A Sourcebookby Stephen J. Shoemaker (Author)March 2021Hardcover, 320$90.00,  £74.00Paperback$34.95,  £29.00Pages: […]

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What is Coptic magic?

‘The Coptic Magical Papyri: Vernacular Religion in Late Roman and Early Islamic Egypt is a five-year research project (2018-2023) based at the Chair of Egyptology of the Julius Maximilian University […]

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Digital Syriac Corpus

Via PaleoJudaica (in turn reblogging AWOL): The Digital Syriac Corpus has been around for some time, and is starting to have a significant corpus of digitized Syriac texts available for […]

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