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Artefact ID35
TM IDTM 108402
Findspot (DEChriM ID)-   ()
ClassTextual
MaterialPapyrus
Writing mediumCodex
Text contentLiterary
LanguageCoptic
Description

Chester Beatty Library 2018 [Chester Beatty Library, Ac 1443]

Papyrus codex containing the Apocalypse of Elijah in Coptic (Sahidic dialect). 

Selection criteria-
Date from375
Date to425
Dating criteria

Palaeography; Appearance of Book (Pietersma et al. 1981: 1, 6).

Absolute/relative dateRelative date
Archaeological context

Although grouped with the Bodmer Papyri, it is uncertain whether this manuscript actually belongs to that collection.

Accession number

Dublin, Chester Beatty Library 2018

Dublin, Chester Beatty Library, Ac 1443 &Ac 1493

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Editio princeps

• Pietersma, A., S. Comstock, and Harold Attridge. 1981. The Apocalypse of Elijah based on P. Chester Beatty 2018. Texts and Translations. Vol. 19, Ann Arbor: Scholars Press.

Additional bibliography

• Fournet, Jean-Luc. 2015. "Anatomie d'une bibliothèque de l'Antiquité tardive: l'inventaire, la faciès et la provenance de la 'Bibliothèque Bodmer'." Adamantius 21: 8-40.

• Orlandi, Tito. 1976. "Les manuscrits coptes de Dublin, du British Museum et de Vienne." Le Muséon 89: 323-338.

Authors
Mary Jane Cuyler, 2020
Suggested citation
Mary Jane Cuyler, 2020, "Artefact ID 35", 4CARE database - Fourth-Century Christian Archaeological Record of Egypt, https://4care-skos.mf.no/artefacts/35
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