Tag Archives: Attiri

Telling stories

There have appeared many reasons in the past weeks to return to blogging. I could have announced new publications, like the latest paper that Henriette and myself published on the medieval Sai cathedral in the Festschrift for professor Godlewski, or … Continue reading

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A gift from facebook

This morning I saw in a Facebook group I am following, a post that made me jump from excitement and persuaded me to break my silence in this blog! Michael Grondin, responsible for “a resource center for independent research related … Continue reading

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A Seminar on Literary Old Nubian in Khartoum

This post was prepared by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei whom we deeply thank for sharing this report from a most important venue through our blog. The 2013 Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Conference at the University of Cologne was for me the first … Continue reading

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The Attiri Collaborative

It’s a great feeling to sit back on the rocking chair in our living room and contemplate upon the amazing week that we had in Bergen with Giovanni Ruffini, Petra Weschenfelder, Kerstin Weber-Thum, Vincent Laisney, and Vincent van Gerven Oei. Between Wednesday morning and Saturday afternoon, I can count more … Continue reading

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Things from Old Nubia in Bergen – Part II

The eve of the workshop on the Old Nubian manuscripts from Attiri started with the best omens possible. Two of the participants, Giovanni Ruffini and Vincent van Gerven Oei, chief editors of the new Nubiological journal Dotawo announced the appearance … Continue reading

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Neuchâtel – day 4

The last presentation referred to in last night’s entry was Adam Lajtar’s paper on the Greek and Latin papyri from the short period of Roman occupation of Qasr Ibrim. This occupation has taken place as a result of the famous … Continue reading

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10th of May

Late last night – later than the delayed 9th of May entry – we found on the net, this very interesting video on Christian Nubia: In it, appears during a guiding in the Faras Gallery of the Sudan National Museum … Continue reading

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