Lecture: Alberto Camplani, "The Making of the Patriarchate of Alexandria"
Title: "The Making of the Patriarchate of Alexandria: Forms of Self-representation and Traces of Lost Archives in Recently Discovered Sources in Ethiopic, Syriac, and Latin"
Alberto Camplani is professor of History of Christianity at “Sapienza University of Rome”. He also teaches courses on Syriac literature in “Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum”, and New Testament philology and exegesis in the “Catholic University of Milan”. Former editor of Studi e materiali di storia di religioni (2009- 2012), since 2013 he is director of Adamantius. Annuario di Letteratura Cristiana Antica e di Studi Giudeoellenistici. Member of the “International Association for Coptic Studies”, he was Congress secretary on the occasion of the Tenth International Congress of Coptic Studies in Rome, 2012. He is member of some committees for the evaluation of the historical research in Italian Universities. His researches concern early Christianity in Syriac and Coptic language (Bardaisan, Aphrahat, Athanasius, Timothy Aelurus), episcopal institutions in Late Antiquity, Gnostic and Hermetic texts.