Andreas Winkler


Departmental Lecturer in Egyptology and Coptic

Faculty / College Address:

Oriental Institute / Wolfson College / Harris Manchester College

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Teaching Activities:

Egyptian Language (all stages and scripts); history and culture

Research Interests:

Graeco-Roman Egypt; Coptic; Demotic; Papyrology; Ancient Divination; Social and Economic History; History of Science and Medicine; Ancient Egyptian Religion; Bilingualism; Scribal Practices; Onomastics.

Select Recent Publications:

  • 2018 “A Starry Summer Night in AD 142: A Theban Horoscope (Griffith MSS. 3.59) in Context”, in F. A. J. Hoogendijk, C. J. Martin, and K. Donker van Heel (eds), Hieratic, Demotic, and Greek Studies and Text Editions. Of Making Many Books There is No End: In Honour of Sven P. Vleeming, Papyrologica Lugduno-Batava 34; Leiden, Brill, pp. 298-308
  • 2018 “Chaldeans on the Nile: Two Egyptian Astronomical Procedure Texts with Babylonian Systems A1 and A2 for Mercury”, in C. Jay Crisostomo et al. (eds), “The Scaffolding of Our Thoughts”: Essays on Assyriology and the History of Science in Honor of Francesca Rochberg, Ancient Magic and Divination 13; Leiden, Brill, pp. 382-419 (co-authored with M. Ossendrijver)
  • 2016 “Some Astrologers and their Handbooks in Demotic Egyptian”, in J.Steele (ed.), The Circulation of Astronomical Knowledge in the Ancient World, Time, Astronomy, and Calendars 6; Leiden, Brill pp. 245-286
  • 2016 “The Affairs of the Lesonis in Roman Tebtunis and Two More Receipts Related to the Temple”, Chronique d’Égypte 91, fasc. 182, pp. 264-284
  • 2016 “A Bilingual Petition from the Priests of Roman Tebtunis: P.Mich. V 226 Once Again”, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 197, pp. 195-203 (co-authored with M. Zellmann-Rohrer)
  • 2015 “The Bilingual Archive of the Linen Weaver Petechonsis, Son of Thoteus, and O.Bodl.Eg.Inscr. 328”, Ancient Society 45, pp. 97-123

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