Rare Bites: Codex Angus: A Twelfth Century Byzantine Lectionary

Come and join Dr Doru Costache as he discusses his research on early medieval Lectionary from the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Come and join Dr Doru Costache, the inaugural Selby Old Fellow in the University Library’s Rare Books and Special Collection, as he discusses his research on an early medieval Lectionary from the Eastern Orthodox Church, purported to have been written in one of the scriptoria of Constantinople around the twelfth century. Come along and hear some fascinating insights into this unique and complex manuscript and see it on display.

All welcome!

Please note – this lecture is being videoed and the video will be available on the Library’s YouTube channel.


Speaker Bio

After nine years of assistant lectureship in the University of Bucharest’s Faculty of Orthodox Theology, since 2005 Associate Professor Doru Costache works at the Sydney College of Divinity, where he teaches for two member institutions, Nisibis and St Cyril’s, and offers supervision via the Graduate Research School. He is the first recipient of the Selby Old Fellowship in Religious History of the Orthodox Christian Faith at the University of Sydney’s Fisher Library (2021-2022). He also is an honorary associate of Studies in Religion, School of Humanities, at the University of Sydney (since 2017).


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