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By Bentley Layton

This paintings through Bentley Layton is a newly revised, 3rd variation of the traditional reference grammar of Coptic within the classical Sahidic dialect. in comparison to the former version, A Coptic Grammar comprises new additions and corrections, and keeps a whole index locorum of examples brought up within the grammar. Citations are the spine of any reference grammar, and this index supplies readers speedy entry to a grammatical dialogue of approximately 3 thousand citations of classical Coptic. in particular noteworthy is the huge use of citations from the prestigious Coptic stylist Shenoute of Atripe.

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13 S. 136. 30 Fig. 19 Sections orx. 781 and S . 20 Sections of N 985. lil 'v Some of the t ombs at Naga ed-Der in the Fourth and Fifth Dynasti es replace th e corbelling seen in the exa mples described above by tru e vaulting. 578- 9, 790 , 792 and 994. e. ty pe x I ). 79 2 was rather irregular; it used two stretchers combined with two bricks on edge to fill up the space. 14 2 Over the arched roof was a coating o f mud. In grave 99 4 , the vault had been o f two co urses. /7 7'" f a single layer of brick on ed ge as a springing.

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