the only interpretation, while A. Dieterich 107 still prefers ^pto-ro? fiap 'a
yivra. J. J. Smirnoff,105 on the other hand, would interpret these letters
as = 643 = ayeuK (sic) 6 Oeot,- or some other phrase derived thus from
LEFEBVEB gives a summary, with some new examples, of the uses of the
Artin pacha adds to his former article upon the curious Arabic mottoes
etc., assigned in the native almanacks to the Coptic months.110
Lemm's Kl. Kopt. Studien, xxvi—xlv, are reviewed at length by
Wilmart writes a good description of Zoega's Catalogue, with an
account of the subsequent fate of the Borgian JlSS.11-
Turaief has published another descriptive report upon the Coptic (and
Ethiopic) work of the past years.113
Leipoldt has drawn up a succinct catalogue of the Coptic MSS. (mostly
Teschendorfs) in the Leipzig University.111* The majority are Bohairic
fragments of the 9th—11th centuries. They show martyrdoms, acta,
homilies; among them, an unknown cross-legend and the encomium of
Gregory Nyss. on Gregory of Armenia. There is also an interesting version
of the T/ieotokia.
Crum's Catalogue of the Coptic MSS. iu the British Museum is reviewed,
especially with regard to the Sa'idic biblical texts, by Kahlfs,115 with
many valuable observations; by Leipoldt,110 with notes on many of the
texts, and mentioning the important discovery of von Lemm, that the
bilingual, no. 285, is a Greek version of a Sinuthian homily; also by
Maspero 117 and Guidi 11S and by Turaief, in the above report.
YV. E. Chum.
1 P8BA., xxviii, .04.
2 Die Septuaginta Papyri. Heidelberg, 1905.
■' In Studi Reliyiosi, 1906, Marzo.
* In series Fraym. Sahid. du 2f. Test. Paris, 1900.
5 Theol. Lit. Zeitung, 1906, 428.
■ The Church Quarterly Review, 1906, 292.
7 The Egyptian Gazette, July 11th, 1906.
8 Acad, ties Inscr., CR. 1906, 209.
9 The Times, May 14th, 1906.
10 Wiener Studien, xxvii, 299.
11 Rev. Or. Chr. 1905, 424.
» Journ. As. 1905, ii, 113.