Studies on magic in Syriac, based on newly collected manuscript sources. (CLICK TO SEE MORE)
(2021) “More on the ‘Book of Protection’ and the Syriac ‘Charms:’ New Texts and Perspectives for the Study of Magic and Religion,” in S. Bhayro and M. Moriggi (eds.), Studies in the Syriac Magical Traditions. Magical and Religious Literature of Late Antiquity (Leiden), 77–140. Read more about the volume here.
The complexities of translation of magical texts among ancient Greek and Egyptian, Coptic, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic. (CLICK TO SEE MORE)
The exorcism, between medicine and magic, prayer and amulet, in Hellenic and Jewish traditions. (CLICK TO SEE MORE)
2021 “Hippocratic Diagnosis, Solomonic Therapy, Roman Amulets: Epilepsy, Exorcism, and the Diffusion of a Jewish Tradition in the Roman World,” Journal for the Study of Judaism 52. Read the article here.
New witnesses to ancient Christian texts in papyrus fragments. (CLICK TO SEE MORE)
2022 “A New Fragment for Peshitta Cod. 8 (Pusey-Gwilliam) and the Syriac Tradition of Mark,” Archiv für Papyrusforschung 68, 141–161. Preview here.
2021 “5479–80. Pseudo-Chrysostom,” in N. Gonis, P.J. Parsons, and W.B. Henry (eds.), The Oxyrhynchus Papyri LXXXV. Graeco-Roman Memoirs 106 (London), 9–17. Read more about the volume here.
Careers of ancient magical texts in the medieval world. (CLICK TO SEE MORE)
2021 “Tantalus and Hemorrhage: An Inscribed Hematite Gem and Its Tradition,” in E. Mackil and N. Papazarkadas (eds.), Epigraphy and Religion: Papers in Memory of Sara B. Aleshire from the Second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy. Brill Studies in Greek and Roman Epigraphy 16 (Leiden), 310–334. Read the full text here.
2020 “A Lawsuit with a Headless Adversary: A Greek Incantation Motif,” Archiv für Religionsgeschichte 21/22, 51–83. Read the full text here.