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Biography Jacques van der Vliet

Position: •Lecturer Expertise: •Egyptology, Coptic, early christianity •Contact information •Published work Telephone number:+31 (0)71 527 2229 E-Mail: j.van.der.vliet@hum.leidenuniv.nl Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SMES Egyptologie Office Address: Witte Singel-complex Witte Singel 25/M. de Vrieshof 4 2311 BZ Leiden Room number 018A Fields of interest Coptic literature in its cultural context Marginal traditions: magical, apocryphal and Gnostic texts from Egypt. a Dutch translation and commentary of the "Gospel of Judas" has been published in September 2006 The Christian epigraphy of Egypt and Nubia Coptic papyrology, focusing on material from the Theban region (Pisentius-archive) and the Fayoum (Naqlûn) Teaching activities Coptic language (Sahidic; optionally: Bohairic, Introductory Old-Nubian) Coptic cultural history Coptic philology (Coptic papyrology; optionally: Coptic literary texts) Publications Books Het Evangelie van Judas: Verrader of bevrijder?, 224 p., Utrecht/Antwerpen: Uitgeverij Servire, 2006, ISBN 9789021584065. M. Immerzeel, J. van der Vliet, eds., Coptic studies on the threshold of a new millennium. Proceedings of the seventh International congress of Coptic studies, Leiden, 27 August-2 September 2000, Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; 133. Louvain (etc.): Peeters, 2004. Catalogue of the Coptic inscriptions in the Sudan National Museum at Khartoum (I. KhartoumCopt.), Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 121. Louvain (etc.): Peeters, 2003. A. Egberts, B.P. Muhs, J. van der Vliet, eds., Perspectives on Panopolis: An Egyptian town from Alexander the Great to the Arab conquest, Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava, 31. Leiden: Brill, 2002. Chapters in books, articles 2006 ‘“In a robe of gold”: Status, magic and politics on inscribed Christian textiles from Egypt’, in: C. Fluck, G. Helmecke, eds., Textile messages: Inscribed fabrics from Roman to Abbasid Egypt, Studies in textile and costume history, vol. 4. Leiden / Boston: Brill, 2006: pp. 23-67. 2005-a ‘Reconstructing the landscape: Epigraphic sources for the Christian Fayoum’, in: Gawdat Gabra, ed., Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis, Cairo/New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2005, pp. 79-89. 2005-b ‘Fate, magic and astrology in Pistis Sophia, chaps 15-21’, in: A. Hilhorst & G.H. van Kooten, eds., The Wisdom of Egypt: Jewish, Early Christian and Gnostic Essays in Honour of Gerard P. Luttikhuizen, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2005, pp. 519-536. 2005-c Catalogue nos. 109-113, 115-116, and 120, in: G.T. Martin, Stelae from Egypt and Nubia in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, c. 3000 BC-AD 1150. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp. 155-165, 168-173, and 178-179. 2004 ‘History through inscriptions: Coptic epigraphy in the Wadi al-Natrun’, Coptica 3 (2004) [= Proceedings of the Wadi al-Natrun Symposium (Wadi al-Natrun, Egypt, February 1-4, 2002), Part II], pp. 187-207. 2002 ‘Pisenthios de Coptos (569-632): moine, évêque et saint. Autour d'une nouvelle édition de ses archives’, in: M.-F. Boussac, ed., Autour de Coptos. TOPOI, Supplément 3. Lyon: TOPOI, 2002: pp. 61-72.
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