This fall, as I have been trying to finish up my book project, Monks and Their Children, I have been asked more than once: What’s your next project? When I start describing copticscriptorium.org, I frequently get the reply: no, I mean your real project, your next book. My internal response was always twofold: the snarky, “What, bringing […]
The writings of Shenoute form the largest corpus of early monastic texts by a single author from one of the cradles of Christian monasticism, Egypt. These manuscripts open an important window onto the development of monasticism in Egypt, shedding light on the inner workings of an early monastery outside of the more famous Pachomian system. […]
The rule fragment I’ve been working on has now been published as an article in a traditional journal, Le Muséon. Photos of the manuscript, a transcription, translation, and analysis are there.
By Caroline T. Schroeder & Amir Zeldes Schroeder presented this paper at the annual meeting of the North American Patristics Society in Chicago, Illinois, on May 24, 2014. This post is a very minimally edited version of the paper prepared for and delivered at the conference. Tagging Shenoute by Caroline T. Schroeder & Amir Zeldes […]
Republished courtesy Orientalist Today Lost Egyptian Text found in Ohio Attic 1 April 2014, Orientalist Today Columbus natives Joe and Julia Needler were shocked to learn that the “souvenirs” they discovered a decade ago in their attic were actually Egyptian antiquities. Among the treasures was a fragment of a valuable — and potentially controversial — […]
We’ve released some additional TEI XML files for our SCRIPTORIUM corpora at http://coptic.pacific.edu (backup site http://www.carrieschroeder.com/scriptorium). All the TEI files have been lightly annotated with linguistic annotations. The metadata has been updated to provide more information about the repositories and manuscript fragments. There are now TEI downloads for every file in our public ANNIS database. […]
The slides from my 2013 Society of Biblical Literature presentation are now available on Academia.edu and are referenced on Coptic SCRIPTORIUM’s Zotero Group Library page. Searching for Scripture: Digital Tools for Detecting and Studying the Re-use of Biblical Texts in Coptic Literature (Caroline T. Schroeder, Amir Zeldes) Abstract Some of our most important biblical manuscripts […]
I’ve added a link to a video describing the Coptic Scriptorium project.
I’ll be presenting at the SBL annual meeting this afternoon on Coptic Manuscripts, Digital Editions, and Digital Scholarship (including the new Coptic Scriptorium project). The presentation is during the Saturday 1-3:30 pm session on Eastern Manuscripts in McCormick Place E264. Slides of the presentation are now available under the Pcol’s Rule tab.
Since I’m starting a new, big digital project (Coptic SCRIPtorIuM), I spend a fair amount of time scaring up resources. The first week of November saw one internal funding proposal at Pacific for seed money (fingers crossed)! As the Director of the Humanities Center, I’m also trying to get together funding to attend the DHSI in […]
I’m working on a digital edition of a small Shenoute manuscript (1 folio). Here’s a word cloud of the TEI-XML markup I did during week 1 of Digital Writing Month. Previous Word count: 341 This project: 544 + 43 (blog post) Total: 928
The preview of the edition and translation of the White Monastery manuscript XC 7-8 (K9101 at the Austrian National Library, Vienna) is currently offline. Check back in mid-November for a revision. I will be presenting on this material at the SBL conference in Chicago in the following session: S17-231 Manuscripts from Eastern Christian Traditions 11/17/2012 […]