Author Archives: ergamenis

Azazeel

It is just the second time that I write something about a fiction book in this blog. There are, however, a couple of excuses for returning after four years to such an activity – if there is indeed need of … Continue reading

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Nubian women – studies on their past, their lives now, and a drive for a better future

In the end of 2018, the editorial team of Dotawo proudly announced its fifth volume, this time on the topic: “Nubian women”. I have not written on it from here, because  its appearance coincided with a rather silent period for … Continue reading

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Cherchez la femme…

I am returning from a trip to Cologne. It was a combination of business and pleasure. Business was as usual: a talk about Christian Nubia; although this time the background story was a rather honorable opportunity, as you can see from … Continue reading

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A Newly “discovered” Funerary Stela from Sai Island!

It is the first time that I haven’t written in the blog for so long, but this return does not imply that I will resume frequent blogging. However, it is a statement that medievalsaiproject.wordpress.com is alive and that if an … Continue reading

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Always some Old Nubian related-discovery expecting us in Berlin…

The last days of June found me in Germany. First, at Bad Homburg (next to Frankfurt am Main). Normally, people travel there for spa-treatments, but my visit aimed at adding my Nubia-focused contribution to the treatment of a very interesting … Continue reading

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Medieval Sai at the Sonqi Tino Collaborative

The reason for returning to blogging is the organization of a workshop at the Pontificio Istituto Biblico in Rome. The workshop aimed at the study of the wall inscriptions found in the church of Sonqi Tino. Our host, Fr. Vincent … Continue reading

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The Word and the Flesh

The last couple of weeks I have been reading one of the most fascinating books that the treasury called the library of humanities of the University of Bergen has offered me: “Animal Skins and the Reading Self in medieval Latin … Continue reading

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