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21.10 Coptic Church Fathers
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Part of 21 The Biblical Text as Attested in Ancient Literature

21.10.1 Definition

The definition of this category immediately comes up against a preliminary obstacle, which relates to the original language of texts transmitted in Coptic. Much of patristic literature preserved in Coptic is in fact translated from Greek, and a decisi…

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Boud'hors, Anne, “21.10 Coptic Church Fathers”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0021100000>
First published online: 2020

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