Malcolm Choat

Associate Professor

20002021
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Research Outputs 2000 2019

2019

Dating papyri: familiarity, instinct and guesswork

Choat, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 42, 1, p. 58-83 26 p.

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Instinct
Familiarity
Papyrus
Palaeography
Manuscripts

Egypt's role in the rise of Christianity, monasticism, and regional schisms

Choat, M., 2019, A companion to Greco-Roman and late antique Egypt. Vandorpe, K. (ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 449-471 23 p. (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World).

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Forging antiquities: the case of papyrus fakes

Choat, M., 2019, The Palgrave handbook on art crime. Hufnagel, S. & Chappell, D. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 557-586 30 p.

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Fake
Papyrus
Antiquity
Authentication
Egyptians

Gnostic elements in ancient magical papyri

Choat, M., 2019, The Gnostic world. Trompf, G. W., Mikkelsen, G. B. & Johnston, J. (eds.). London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 217-224 8 p. (Routledge Worlds Series).

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Texts without authors: unidentified texts in the Christian tradition from Roman Oxyrhynchus

Choat, M. & Yuen-Collingridge, R., 2019, In : Early Christianity. 10, 1, p. 56-71 16 p.

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Open Access
2018

Unearthing museum fakes is critical for setting the historical record straight

Choat, M. & Yuen-Collingridge, R., 2 Nov 2018, The Lighthouse.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteWebsite contributionResearch

Open Access
historical record
museum
artifact
2017

Catalogue objects

Choat, M., 2017, Death is only the beginning: Egyptian funerary customs at the Macquarie Museum of Ancient Cultures. Tristant, Y. & Ryan, E. M. (eds.). Oxford: Aris and Phillips, p. 286-291 6 p. (The Australian Centre for Egyptology Studies; vol. 11).

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Codex
Papyrus
Mummies

Communicating monasticism: reading and writing monastic texts in Late Antique Egypt

Choat, M. & Giorda, M. C., 2017, Writing and communication in early Egyptian monasticism. Choat, M. & Giorda, M. C. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 5–16 12 p. (Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity; vol. 9).

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Monastic letters on papyrus from late antique Egypt

Choat, M., 2017, Writing and communication in early Egyptian monasticism. Choat, M. & Giorda, M. C. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, p. 17–72 56 p. (Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity; vol. 9).

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Translation and communication across cultures

Choat, M., 2017, The early Christian world. Esler, P. F. (ed.). 2nd ed. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 515-526 12 p. (Routledge Worlds).

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Communication
Intrusion
Judaea
Latin Language
New Testament

Which elements are useful for understanding the composition of ancient papyrus inks?

Gore, D. B., Choat, M., Jacob, D. E. & Gloy, G., Dec 2017, In : Powder Diffraction. 32, s2, p. S90-S94 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

inks
Ink
Chemical analysis
fluorescence
spectroscopy

Writing and communication in early Egyptian monasticism

Choat, M. (ed.) & Giorda, M. C. (ed.), 2017, Leiden: Brill. 239 p. (Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity; vol. 9)

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Egyptians
Monks
Monasticism
Communication
Scribe
2016

A receipt for wine from the Aspidas archive

Choat, M., 2016, In : Travaux et Memoires. 20, 1, p. 101-107 7 p.

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Papyrus
Receipt
Wine
Ancient Cultures
Village

Posidonios and the monks of TT233 on Dra Abu el-Naga

Choat, M., 2016, Coptic society, literature and religion from late antiquity to modern times: proceedings of the tenth international congress of Coptic studies, Rome, September 17th-22nd and plenary reports of the ninth international congress of Coptic studies, Cairo, September 15th-19th, 2008. Buzi, P., Camplani, A. & Contardi, F. (eds.). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters Publishers, p. 749-754 6 p. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; vol. 247).

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Thebes in late antiquity

Choat, M. & Cromwell, J., 2016, Coptic society, literature and religion from late antiquity to modern times: proceedings of the tenth international congress of Coptic studies, Rome, September 17th-22nd and plenary reports of the ninth international congress of Coptic studies, Cairo, September 15th-19th, 2008. Buzi, P., Camplani, A. & Contardi, F. (eds.). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters Publishers, p. 695-698 4 p. (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; vol. 247).

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The Canons of Our Fathers: Monastic Rules of Shenoute

Choat, M., 2016, In : Journal of Early Christian Studies. 24, 4, p. 615-616 2 p.

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2015

From letter to letter-collection: monastic epistolography in late-antique Egypt

Choat, M., 1 Jan 2015, Collecting Early Christian Letters: From the Apostle Paul to Late Antiquity. Neil, B. & Allen, P. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 80-93 14 p.

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Late Antique
Letters
Epistolography
Egypt
Late Antiquity

Narratives of monastic genealogy in Coptic inscriptions

Choat, M., Sep 2015, In : Religion in the Roman Empire . 1, 3, p. 403–430 28 p.

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Genealogy
Collective Identity
Literary Genres
Monasticism
Collective Memory

Scriptural incipits on Amulets from Late Antique Egypt: text, typology, and theory

Choat, M., 2015, In : Journal of Early Christian Studies. 23, 1, p. 146-147 2 p.

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The City in Roman Egypt: the evidence of the papyri

Choat, M., 2015, The First urban churches 1: methodological foundations. Harrison, J. R. & Welborn, L. L. (eds.). Atlanta, USA: SBL Press, p. 67-88 22 p. (Writings from the Greco-Roman world supplement series).

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2014

The Gospel of Jesus 's wife: a preliminary paleographical assessment

Choat, M., 2014, In : Harvard Theological Review. 107, 2, p. 160-162 3 p.

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The World of the Nile

Choat, M., Dijkstra, J., Haas, C. & Tabbernee, W., 2014, Early Christianity in contexts: an exploration across cultures and continents. Tabbernee, W. (ed.). Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, p. 181-222 42 p.

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2013

A Coptic handbook of ritual power

Choat, M. & Gardner, I., 2013, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. 146 p. (The Macquarie papyri)

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Monastic letter collections in late antique Egypt: structure, purpose, and transmission

Choat, M., 2013, Cultures in contact: transfer of knowledge in the mediterranean context : selected papers. Tovar, S. T. & Monferrer-Sala, J. P. (eds.). Spain: Centre de Documentation et de Recherches Arabes Chrétiennes, p. 73-90 18 p. (Syro-Arabica).

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The Epistolary culture of monasticism between literature and papyri

Choat, M., 2013, In : Cistercian studies quarterly. 48, 2, p. 227-237 11 p.

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The life of Antony in Egypt

Choat, M., 1 Jan 2013, Ascetic Culture: Essays in Honor of Philip Rousseau. Leylerle, B. & Young, R. (eds.). Chicago: University of Notre Dame, p. 50-74 25 p.

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Was Coptic a part of papyrology? Crum, Bell, and 'Worrell's complaint' in 1936

Choat, M., 1 Jan 2013, In : Chronique d'Egypte. 88, 175, p. 161-181 21 p.

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complaint
history
Complaints
Papyrology
2012

Christianity

Choat, M., 2012, The Oxford handbook of Roman Egypt. Riggs, C. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 474-489 16 p.

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Christianity
Egypt
church
community

Coptic

Choat, M., Jun 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt. Riggs, C. (ed.). 1st ed. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, p. 581-593 13 p.

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Christianity
language
village
town
Religion

Coptic legal documents: law as vernacular text and experience in late antique Egypt

Choat, M., 2012, In : Journal of Early Christian Studies. 20, 2, p. 333-335 3 p.

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Lord Crawford's search for papyri: on the origin of the Rylands papyrus collection

Choat, M., 2012, Actes du 26e Congrès international de papyrologie. Genève 16-21 août 2010. Schubert, P. (ed.). Geneva: Droz, Vol. 30. p. 141-147 7 p.

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The Copyist at work: scribal practice in duplicate documents

Yuen-Collingridge, R. & Choat, M., 2012, Actes du 26e Congrès international de papyrologie. Genève 16-21 août 2010. Schubert, P. (ed.). Geneva: Droz, Vol. 30. p. 827-834 8 p.

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2011

Judas: The Definitive Collection of Gospels and Legends about the Infamous Apostle of Jesus

Choat, M., Oct 2011, In : Catholic biblical quarterly. 73, 4, p. 879-880 2 p.

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Letter to a mother-in-law

Choat, M., 2011, Koptische dokumentarische und literarische Texte “First International Summer School in Coptic Papyrology 2006" in der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek. Hasitzka, M. R. M. (ed.). Berlin ; New York: De Gruyter, p. 35-38 4 p. (Corpus papyrorum Raineri Archiducis Austriae; vol. 31).

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2010

Athanasius, Pachomius, and the 'letter on charity and temperance'

Choat, M., 2010, Egyptian culture and society: studies in honour of Naguib Kanawati. Woods, A., Mcfarlane, A. & Binder, S. (eds.). Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities Egypt, Vol. 1. p. 97-103 7 p. (Supplément aux Annales du Service des antiquités de l'Egypte; cahier; no. 38).

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Charity
Temperance
Letters

Early coptic epistolography

Choat, M., 2010, The Multilingual experience in Egypt, from the Ptolemies to the Abbasids. Papaconstantinou, A. (ed.). Burlington, VT: Ashgate, p. 153-178 26 p.

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Language
Epistolography
Papyrus
Letters

Greetings in the Lord: Early Christians and the Oxyrhynchus Papyri

Choat, M., 2010, In : Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists. 47, p. 355-358 4 p.

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The Egyptian Hermas: the shepherd in Egypt before Constantine

Choat, M. & Yuen-Collingridge, R., Sep 2010, Early Christian manuscripts: Examples of applied method and approach. Kraus, T. J. & Nicklas, T. (eds.). Leiden; Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, Vol. 5. p. 191-212 22 p. (Texts and Editions for New Testament Study; vol. 5).

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shepherd
Egypt
handwriting
popularity
instruction
2009

A church with no books and a reader who cannot write the strange case of P.Oxy. 33.2673

Choat, M. & Yuen-Collingridge, R., 2009, In : Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists. 46, p. 109-138 30 p.

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church
Egypt
village
interpretation
human being

Language and culture in late antique Egypt

Choat, M., 9 Mar 2009, A Companion to late antiquity. W. Mellon, A. (ed.). Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 342-356 15 p. (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World).

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Property ownership and tax payment in fourth-century monasticism

Choat, M., 2009, Monastic estates in late antique and early Islamic Egypt: ostraca, papyri, and essays in memory of Sarah Clackson. Boud'hors, A., Clackson, J., Louis Catherine & Sijpesteijn, P. (eds.). Cincinnati, Ohio: American Society of Papyrologists, p. 129-140 (American studies in papyrology; vol. 46).

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2007

Epistolary formulae in early Coptic letters

Choat, M., 2007, Actes du huitième Congrès international d'études coptes. Bosson, N. & Boud'hors, A. (eds.). Leuven ; Dudley, MA: Peeters, Vol. 2. p. 667-677 11 p. (Orientalia Lovaniensia analecta; vol. 163).

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Fourth-century monasticism in the papyri

Choat, M., 2007, Akten des 23. Internationalen Papyrologenkongresses Wien, 22-28. Juli 2001. Palme, B. (ed.). Wien: Verlag der Oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 95-101 7 p. (Papyrologica Vindobonensia).

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Monasticism
Papyrus
Egypt

Greek Manichaean texts

Gardner, I., Choat, M. & Worp, K. A., 2007, Kellis literary texts. Gardner, I. (ed.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, Vol. 2. p. 94-128 35 p. (Dakhleh Oasis Project monograph; no. 15).

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The Archive of Apa Johannes: notes on a proposed new edition

Choat, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress of Papyrology, Helsinki, 1-7 August, 2004. Frösén, J., Purola, T. & Salmankivi, E. (eds.). Helsinki: Societas Scientiarum Fennica, Vol. 1. p. 175-183 9 p. (Commentationes humanarum litterarum; vol. 122).

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Papyrus
Egypt
2006

Belief and cult in fourth-century papyri

Choat, M., 2006, Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. (Studia Antiqua Australiensia)

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Papyrus
Cult
Religious Beliefs
Scribe
Documentary

Echo and quotation of the New Testament in papyrus letters to the end of the fourth century

Choat, M., 2006, New Testament manuscripts: their texts and and their world. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, p. 267-292 26 p. (Texts and editions for New Testament study).

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Papyrus
Letters
New Testament
Quotation
Manuscripts

P. Lond. Copt. I 1123: Another letter to Apa Johannes?

Choat, M. & Gardner, I., 2006, In : Zeitschrift fur Papyrologie und Epigraphik. 156, p. 157-164 8 p.

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The public and private worlds of Theophanes of Hermopolis Magna

Choat, M., 2006, In : Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. 88, 1, p. 41-75 35 p.

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The Unidentified text in the Freer minor prophets codex

Choat, M., 2006, The Freer Biblical manuscripts: fresh studies of an American treasure trove. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, p. 87-121 35 p. (Text-Critical Studies; no. 6).

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