Valediction of Jacques van der Vliet
On Friday January 24, 2020, prof. Jacques van der Vliet said goodbye as an endowed professor of religions of ancient Egypt and as a staff member of the Institute of Eastern Christian Studies. At 4 p.m. he gave his valediction in the Senate Room of the Aula of the Radboud University.
Prior to that, a symposium was held, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The symposium on the textual transmission of the Apocalypse of Paul in Egypt and beyond took place in the Elinor Ostrom building of the Radboud University, room 01.320.
There were lectures this afternoon by:
- Alessandro Mengozzi: The Apocalypse of Paul and other visions of the Other World in Christian Modern Aramaic literature
- Joost Hagen: The Disciples of the Apostles, the River of Milk and the ‘Innocents’. The Apocalypse of Paul, the Installation of Michael and ‘Coptic Literature’
- Jan Bremmer: The Coptic Translation of the Apocalypse of Paul: Notes from a Non-Coptologist
- Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta: ‘Where the beginning is, the end will be.’ Ap. Paul’s Textual Transmission and the Narrative Framework of the Primitive Text