Florian Graz

Doctoral Research Fellow - Fagseksjonen
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Visiting address Blindernveien 9 Domus Theologica 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1023 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

In my research I am mainly interested in literary texts from late antique Egypt, written in the country’s native language, Coptic. Of particular interest to me is the emergence and formation of a specifically ‘Coptic’ literature in this period and its development over time. A secondary interest is Coptic angelology and the reception of angelic figures in Coptic literary texts.

I am currently a member of the ERC-funded APOCRYPHA project, which focuses on Coptic apocrypha.


  • From 2010 to 2012 I studied History and History of Arts, from 2012 to 2017 History and Egyptology at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany. From 2017 to 2020 I studied Coptology at the same university.
  • Between 2018 and 2020 I have worked as a tutor, teaching Coptic to undergraduate students.
Tags: History of Religions, Church History, Christian Apocryphal Literature, Coptic Christianity, Manuscript Studies, Ancient Religion and Culture, Coptic


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