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Publikasjonsliste for 2020-2022*


Bull, Christian H. “The Panopolis Connection: the Pachomian Federation as Context for the Nag Hammadi Codices.” In P. Buzi (ed.), Coptic Literature in Context (4th–13th cent.) (Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 2020), 133–147.

——. “Appendix: John of Parallos, Homily Against Heretical Books: translation and introduction.” In T. Burke (ed.), New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 2 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2020), 553–558.

——. “Prophesying the Demise of Egyptian Religion in Late Antiquity: The Perfect Discourse and Antoninus in Canopus.” Numen: International Review for the History of Religions 68 (2021): 180–203. 

——. & Alexandros Tsakos. “The Book of Bartholomew: A new translation and introduction.” In T. Burke (ed.), New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 2 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2020), 87–126.

Gilhus, Ingvild S. “Braiding Ropes, Weaving Baskets: the narrative culture of ancient monasticism.” In D. Johansen, A. Kirsch, J. Weinath (eds.), Narrative Cultures and the Aesthetics of Religion (Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion 14; Leiden: Brill, 2020), 249-269.

——. “The Cosmology of Lists in Ancient and Contemporary Societies.” Marburg Journal of Religion 22:2 (2020), 19 p. Online https://archiv.ub.uni­marburg.de/ep/0004/issue/view/248

——. “Sources for the Study of Animals in Ancient Greek Religion.” In J. Kindt (ed.), Animals in Greek Religion (London: Routledge, 2020), 41–58.

——. “Alive and on the Move: the future study of religion.” Religion 50 (2020) 60–64.

——. Clothes and Monasticism in Ancient Christian Egypt: A New Perspective on Religious Garments. London: Routledge 2021.

——. “Crossing rivers, confronting crocodiles: Aquatic space, ambiguous creatures and ascetic life in Late Antiquity.” Ephemerides Theologicae Lovaniensis 97, 3 (2021): 411-426.

——. “‘You Ought to Observe Hounds When They Are Hunting Hares.’ Examples and Similes About Animals in the Apophthegmata Patrum.” In A. Oegema, J. Pater, M. Stoutjesdijk (eds.), Overcoming Dichotomies: Parables, Fables, and Similes in the Graeco-Roman World (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2022), 401-421.

——. “Derisive laughter and religious identity in ancient Christianity.” In R. Dijkstra and P. van der Velde (eds.), Humour in the Beginning: Religion, humour and laughter in formative stages of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Judaism (Topics in Humor Research 10. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2022), 33-46.

Thomassen, Einar. “Were There Valentinian Schools?” In G.H.Snyder (ed.), Christian Teachers in Second-Century Rome (Vigiliae Christianae Supplements 159; Leiden: Brill 2020), 32–44.

——. “The Relative Chronology of the Valentinian Systems.” In E. Thomassen & C. Markschies (eds.), Valentinianism: New Studies (Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 96; Leiden: Brill 2020), 15–28.

——. “Melchizedek (NHC IX,1).” Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception 18:543–544.

——. The Coherence of “Gnosticism.” Hans-Lietzmann-Vorlesungen 18. Berlin: De Gruyter 2021.

——. & Christoph Markschies. Valentinianism: New Studies. Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies 96. Leiden: Brill, 2020.

——. “Introduction.” Ibid., 1–14.

——. “Gnostic Prophecy: The Case of Marcus the Magician and his Women.” Post Augustum 5 (2021) 34–44.

——. “Was there a distinct Gnostic Book Culture?” In Emmanouela Grypeou (ed.), The Scriptural Universe of Late Antiquity (Sindéresis Aramæo-Arabica et Graeca 3; Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca/Editorial Sindéresis 2021), 79–92.

——. “Widengren, Gnosticism, and the Religionsgeschichtliche Schule.” In Göran Larson (ed.), The Legacy, Life and Work of Geo Widengren and the Study of the History of Religions after World War II (Numen Book Series 174; Brill 2021), 275–290.

——. “Philology.” I Michael Stausberg and Steven Engler (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in the Study of Religion, 2nd ed. (London and New York: Routledge 2021), 401–413. (Revised edition.)

——. “Protology and Eschatology in Gnostic Thought.” I Joseph Verheyden, Geert Roskam, Gerd Van Riel (eds.), From Protology to Eschatology: Competing Views on the Origin and the End of the Cosmos in Platonism and Christian Thought (Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum 130; Mohr Siebeck 2022), 119–132.

——. “Nag Hammadi.” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 20 (Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter 2022), 545–549.

Tsakos, Alexandros. “Medieval/Christian Nubia” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History (2021) https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.1081

——.  “Invoking Archangels Graphically: The Archangel Michael in Nubia as a Case Study”, In: Delphine Lauritzen (ed.), Inventer les anges de l’Antiquité à Byzance : conception, représentation, perception. Travaux et mémoires 25/2, Paris 2021, pp. 461-478.

——. with Vincent van Gerven Oei. “Apostolic Memoirs in Old Nubian.” In Parabiblica Coptica, edited by Ivan Miroshnikov. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming

 ——. with Vincent van Gerven Oei and Damien Labadie. “The Old Nubian Ps.-Chrysostomus’s In quattuor animalia in the Context of Coptic, Arabic, and Ge’ez Oral and Literary Traditions.” In HornEast Seminar Reader, eds. Martina Ambu and Damien Labadie. Nubia. Turnhout: Brepols, forthcoming

 ——. Näser Claudia, Tsakos Alexandros and Weschenfelder Jens, “Was the individual buried in MOG012.4 a Christian, a pagan, or both? Evidence for the appropriation of Christianity from a Late Antique-Early Medieval tumulus grave on Mograt Island,” Sudan & Nubia 25 (2022), pp. 221-229

——. Hafsaas, Henriette; Tsakos, Alexandros, “Michael and other archangels behind an eight-pointed cross-symbol from Medieval Nubia: A view from Sai Island in northern Sudan,” Pharos Journal of Theology 2021; Volum 102. (Special Issue 1)

 ——. Oei van Gerven, W.J. Vincent. “Translating Greek to Old Nubian: Reading between the lines of Ps.-Chrysostom’s In venerabilem crucem sermo.” In M. Toca & D. Batovici (eds.), Caught in Translation: Studies on versions of Late Antique Christian Literature (Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity 17; Leiden: Brill, 2020), 204–240.

Undheim, Sissel. “Vestal Virgins Revived. Some Reflections on Dead Religions, Reception and Afterlives” Religion and Theology: A Journal of Contemporary Religious Discourse. (Leiden: Brill 2022), 120-140

——. “Double martyrdom, double crown. Virgin martyrs, gender competition and fourth-century ascetic hierarchies.”  Gender and Status Competition in Pre-Modern Europe, Martha Bayless, Jonas Lillequist and Lewis Webb (eds.), (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2021) 275-298

——.  “Balansekunst med Beyoncé – Å spille på fordommer for å bryte dem ned”, Fordommer i skolen. Demokratiforståelse og gruppebaserte fordommer. Marie von der Lippe (red.), (Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2021), 198-228


——.   “The Vestal Nun: The Afterlife and Reception of Vestal Virgins in Art and Literature in Late Antiquity and After”, Journal of Early Christian History, 10:2, (2020), 8-27 (Special issue on ‘Twilights of Greek and Roman Religions.’) O.A. DOI: 10.1080/2222582X.2021.1926302

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