EMML @ 40   1 comment

Today and tomorrow at HMML there will be a small conference to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the EMML project. Here is the program:

EMML @ 40: The Life and Legacy of the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University

Thursday, July 25
9:30-10:15
Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
EMML: A Brief History and a Look Ahead

10:15-10:45
Getatchew Haile, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
A Fragment of the Aksumite Period of a Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew

10:45-11:45
Claire Bosc-Tiessé and Marie-Laure Derat, Centre national de la recherche scientifique
Towards an Archaeology of Manuscript Libraries around Lalibela (Begwena – Lasta, 12th – 21st cent.): Inventories of Books, History of Texts and Differential Preservation of Manuscripts

1:30-2:15
Adam C. McCollum, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
A Mass of Texts: The Witness of the EMML Project to Hagiographic Material in Gǝʿǝz

2:15-3:00
Amsalu Tefera, Addis Ababa University
Gädlä Sarabamon: The Case of the Ethiopic Version

3:00-3:30
Sophia Dege, Ethio-SPARE, Universität Hamburg
The Aksimaros among EMML Manuscripts

3:30-4:00
Concluding discussion

Friday, July 26
9:00-9:45
Curt Niccum, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
What has Athens to do with Addis Alem? Greek Biblical Scholarship’s Renewed Interest in Ethiopic

9:45-10:30
Ted Erho, Hill Museum & Manuscript Library and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Demographic Trends in the Manuscript Tradition of Ethiopic Enoch

10:30-11:00
Concluding discussion

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  1. Pingback: The Story of Sarabamon, from the Arabic synaxarion | hmmlorientalia

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