Fragmentary Christian Texts of the Middle Ages: Contents, Methods, Challenges
The project "From manuscript fragments to book history" warmly invites to a conference on fragmentary texts from different medieval Christian cultures. Our speakers will talk about the Christian West, the Byzantine East, and the Nile region in an interdisciplinary perspective.
The West I
Åslaug Ommundsen: Fragments of books or fragments of fragments? The state of Norwegian medieval manuscripts in the sixteenth century and the illusion of the complete codex
Michael Gullick: A fragment can be more than just a fragment
The Byzantine East
Theodoros Markopoulos: Fragments of papyri as fragments of Early Medieval Greek
Heinz Miklas: The Glagolitic-Old Church Slavonic fragments and their current analyses
Alexandros Tsakos: Fragments of texts, fragments of codices and fragments of a language: religious literacy in Christian Nubia
Alin Suciu: Coptic puzzles: Paleographical and codicological approaches of the dismembered manuscripts of the White Monastery.
Christian Bull: Hermetica: Fragmenta, excerpta et corpus. How do the parts relate to the whole?
The West II
Laura Albiero: Wrecking boundaries: between fragmentology and codicology
Astrid Marner: They do it with scissors: A scholarly whodunit on the fragmentation of Norway’s medieval book heritage
Summary and general discussion