Coptology
Coptology is the science of Coptic studies, the study of Coptic language and literature.
The European interest in Coptology may have started as early as the 15th century AD. The term was used in 1...
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C. Wilfred Griggs
Charles Wilfred Griggs, Ph.D. is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University.
Griggs was educated at BYU and Stanford University. Griggs received his Ph.D. from the University of...
Walter Ewing Crum
Walter Ewing Crum (22 July 1865 – 20 April 1944) was a Scottish coptologist. He wrote A Coptic Dictionary, which was completed in 1939 and is considered to be the definitive dictionary ...
Einar Thomassen
Einar Thomassen (born 1951) is a Norwegian religious studies scholar.
Thomassen was in Bergen, and grew up in Laksevåg. He was taught Coptic, Greek and Latin already during Bergen Cathedral School...
Hans Jakob Polotsky
Hans Jakob Polotsky (Hebrew: הנס יעקב פולוצקי‎; also Hans Jacob Polotsky, Hans Jakob Polotzky; September 13, 1905 - August 10, 1991) was an Israeli orientalist, linguist, and professor for S...
Institute of Coptic Studies
The Institute of Coptic Studies (معهد الدراسات القبطية) was founded in 1954 by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria. It is based in Cairo.The institute is the Egyptian church's main research centr...
John Gee
John Laurence Gee (born 1964) is a Mormon apologist, and Egyptologist at Brigham Young University (BYU) who is known for his writings in support of the Book of Abraham.
Gee graduated from BYU in 1...
Otto Friedrich August Meinardus
Otto Friedrich August Meinardus was a German Coptologist and pastor (1925–2005) who wrote numerous books and articles about Coptic Christianity in Egypt.
Meinardus was born in Hamburg in 1925, whe...
Samir Khalil Samir
Samir Khalil Samir (born 10 January 1938 in Cairo, Egypt), is an Egyptian Jesuit priest, Islamic scholar, Semitologist, Orientalist, Syriacist and Catholic theologian. Based in Lebanon (Université Sai...
E. A. Wallis Budge
Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge (27 July 1857 – 23 November 1934) was an English Egyptologist, Orientalist, and philologist who worked for the British Museum and published numer...
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Aziz Suryal Atiya
Professor Aziz Suryal Atiya (Arabic: عزيز سوريال عطية‎; July 5, 1898 - September 24, 1988) was a prominent Coptologist who was a Coptic historian and scholar and an expert in Islamic and Cru...
Henri Hyvernat
Henri Eugene Xavier Loius Hyvernat (30 June 1858 in Saint-Julien-en-Jarret, now part of L'Horme, Loire department - 30 May 1941 in Washington, D.C.) was a Franco-American Coptologist, Semitist and ori...
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Gawdat Gabra
Dr. Gawdat Gabra (born 1947) (Arabic: جودت جبرا‎) is a Coptologist; he finished his bachelor degree in Egyptian Antiquities – Cairo University 1967 and PhD in Coptic Antiquities University ...
Stephen Emmel
Stephen Emmel is a Coptologist and musician.
Stephen Emmel was born in Rochester, NY, 27 June 1952, and earned his B.A. from Syracuse University in 1973 (department of religion). He began graduate...
Gorgi Sobhi
Professor Gorgi Sobhi (1884 – 1964) جورجى صبحى Professor of General Medicine, Professor of the History of Medicine and Professor of Egyptology.
He was born in Mimon of Beni Suef, Egypt, wh...
Carl Schmidt (Coptologist)
Carl Schmidt (Hagenow, 26 August 1868 - Cairo, 17 April 1938) was a German Coptologist. He made editions of various Coptic texts, and was active in Egypt in purchasing papyri for German universities. ...
S. Kent Brown
Scott Kent Brown (born 1940) is an American professor of ancient scripture and the director of ancient studies at Brigham Young University.
Brown received his B.A. from the University of Californi...
Jozef Vergote
Jozef Antoon Leo Maria Vergote (1910–1992) was a Flemish Egyptologist and Coptologist. He was born on 16 March 1910 in Gent, Belgium. He received his doctorate degree in classical philology and orient...
Helmut Satzinger
Helmut Satzinger (born January 21, 1938, in Linz) is an Austrian Egyptologist and Coptologist. He studied Egyptology, Arabic Philology and African Languages at the University of Vienna and, for 1 year...
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Pahor Labib
Pahor Labib (also Bahour; Arabic: باهور لبيب; born 19 September 1905 at Ain Shams, Cairo; died 7 May 1994) was Director of the Coptic Museum, Cairo, Egypt, from 1951 to 1965 and one of the world lead...
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Athanasius Kircher
Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (sometimes erroneously spelled Kirchner; 1602–1680) was a 17th-century German Jesuit scholar and polymath who published around 40 major works, most notably in the fields of Or...
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Marian Robertson Wilson
Marian Robertson Wilson (1926–2013) was an accomplished cellist, linguist and teacher. Probably her most notable role was serving as the music editor for the Coptic Encyclopedia. She was a daughter ...
Hilde Zaloscer
Prof. Dr. Hilde (Hildegard) Zaloscer (Zaloszer) (15 June 1903 – 20 December 1999) was an art historian, Egyptologist, Coptologist, essayist, novelist and a prominent expert of Coptic history and art.<...
O. H. E. Burmester
Oswald Hugh Ewart KHS-Burmester (1897 in Sandy, Bedfordshire – 22 November 1977 in Cairo) was a British specialist in Arabic Coptology. He is best known as the translator of most of the History of th...
Göttinger Miszellen
Göttinger Miszellen (often abbreviated as GM) is a scientific journal published by the Seminar für Ägyptologie und Koptologie (Göttingen, Germany) which contains short scholarly articles on Egyptologi...
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Rodolphe Kasser
Rodolphe Kasser (January 14, 1927 – October 8, 2013), philologist and archaeologist, was a Coptic scholar and Swiss national. He was an expert in translation of ancient Coptic language manuscripts.
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