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Old Nubian in Bergen – part IV (2017 sequel)

The second week of the Bergen workshop on Old Nubian is now completed. We read through one third of the pseudo-Chrysostomian sermon In venerabilem crucem (CPG 4525; Aldama 494) and obtained fascinating insights into the history of the manuscript and of the homily’s Old … Continue reading

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An unexpected honor…

We tend to be quite alert to glean from the Internet things referring to Nubia and Sudan, Sai Island, our projects. But it seems that some things always escape our attention, even if the agents of the things we’d like … Continue reading

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The people of Sai

We have referred to the locals of Sai. Who are they? Nubians – mainly of the Sikut tribe. They have obviously been living in the same place since the ancient times, still speaking their own language, in their own dialect, … Continue reading

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