The oldest book of the State Library: Coptic "Proverbienkodex" (4th century)

International Coptic Workshop from 22.9. to 25.9.2020 at the State Library of Berlin ⲕⲟⲡⲁⲗⲕⲱ

From 22.9. to 25.9.2020 an International Coptic Workshop is organized in the State Library of Berlin (KoPalKo). 

Lecturers are: 

Anne Boud’hors (Paris, CNRS)

Petra Figeac (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin)

Esther Garel (Université de Strasbourg)

Tea Ghigo (Rom, La Sapienza / Universität Hamburg / Berlin, Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung)

Tonio Sebastian Richter (FU Berlin / BBAW)


In this context, Thursday the 24.09.20 at 18:00 Prof. Anne Boud'hors will give an Evening Lecture: 

An Ancient Coptic Book and its Making: The "Proverbienkodex" of the Berlin State Library. 

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin / Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Saal / Haus Potsdamer Str. 33 / 10785 Berlin

Admission is free. The number of seats is limited. The lecture will be transmitted via Zoom. Registration (with the Information of you will come to the library or if of you want to be registered for the Zoom-conference) is requested under events@sbb.spk-berlin.de

The Coptic "Proverbienkodex" is the oldest book of the State Library, a completely even with its binding preserved Papyrus Codex from the 4th century.