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Bohairic

Coptic dialect that was spoken in the Nile delta and is considered the dialect of the Coptic Church

Coptic

It is a name for Egyptians of the Christian faith and their Church. It is also the name for the last form of the ancient Egyptian language, which was written with mostly Greek letters. The Coptic language survives only as a liturgical language of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

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Book of the Gospels in Coptic Bohairic Dialect
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This book of the Gospels is written in the Coptic Bohairic dialect. The titles of the subjects and the first two lines of each chapter are written in red. The first letters are capitals and are colored.

Each Gospel starts with a colored heading followed by a few lines in yellow where the lettering is larger than that on the rest of the page. Each page contains 24 lines. The book dates back to the thirteenth century.

Dimensions:  Length 34 cm  Width 26 cm

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Culture:

Coptic

Technique:

Transcribed

Style:

Bahri Mamluk

Materials:

Parchment
Type Type

Type:

Manuscript
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Location: 

The Coptic Museum

Created: 

Egypt
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Created: 

13th Century AD
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