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Title: Zu einer ägyptisch-koptischen Analogie in den Apophthegmata Patrum und der Vita Pachomii
Subtitle: Der Dorn als Sinnbild für Unbill, Schwierigkeiten, Widrigkeiten
Author(s): BOJOWALD, Stefan
Journal: Journal of Coptic Studies
Volume: 24    Date: 2022   
Pages: 1-8
DOI: 10.2143/JCS.24.0.3290751

Abstract :
In this contribution, a further parallel between the Old Egyptian and Coptic
literature is pointed out. In the specific case, the metaphorical interpretation of the thorn as a symbol for difficulties or mishap is treated. The phenomenon can be observed in two Coptic and one Egyptian text passages.

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