Coptic SCRIPTORIUM (Sahidic Corpus Research: Internet Platform for Interdisciplinary multilayer Methods) is a collaborative, digital project created by Caroline T. Schroeder (University of Oklahoma) and Amir Zeldes (Georgetown University).

Contact us! Send an email to or add an issue to one of our repositories on GitHub.

Support for Coptic SCRIPTORIUM has been provided by:

The Coptic SCRIPTORIUM research team includes:

Advisory Board:

  • Alain Delattre, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages and Literatures, Université libre de Bruxelles;
  • Eitan Grossman, Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics and the School of Language Sciences, Hebrew University.
  • Marco Büchler, Head of the eTRAP Research Group, Institute of Computer Science, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
  • Maged S. A. Mikhail, Professor of History, California State University, Fullerton, and Managing Editor of Coptica, the Journal for Coptic Studies.
  • Ellen Muehlberger, Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History, University of Michigan.
  • Joshua Salyers, University of the Pacific Digital Collections Librarian.
  • Laura Slaughter, Associate Professor, Centre for Scalable Data Access, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo.
  • Janet A. Timbie Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, Catholic University of America.

Our logo and website brand were designed by Alison King, Assoc. Prof. of Graphic Design at the Art Institute of Phoenix and Founding Editor and Designer of Modern Phoenix.

C. Schroeder and A. Zeldes gratefully acknowledge the following individuals and organizations for their contributions to the project:

Partner Projects:

Former members of our team:

  • Mitchell Abrams, Georgetown University, editor and encoder/annotator, translator, treebanking
  • Emma Manning, architecture and infrastructure (2016-19)
  • Shuo Zhang, architecture and infrastructure (2015-17)
  • Dave Briccetti, programmer and consultant
  • Dana Robinson, George Fox University, editor and encoder/annotator, translator
  • Anthony Alcock, University of Kassel, translator (2015)
  • David Sriboonreuang, University of the Pacific student, intern and project manager (2015)
  • Lauren McDermott, the University of the Pacific student; TEI encoder and HTML programmer (2013-14)
  • Alex Dickerson, the University of the Pacific, student; TEI encoder and programmer (2013)
  • Luke Hollis, Archimedes Digital, consultant and programmer for canonical referencing system (2014-2015)
  • Yanrui Liu, M.A., University of the Pacific, repository and website managment (2014-2015)
  • Edwin Ko, Georgetown University, annotation interface development (2014)
  • Marina Ghaly editor and encoder/annotator, translator
  • Janet Timbie, the Catholic University of America, editor and encoder/annotator, translator (2013)
  • Eliese-Sophia Lincke, Humboldt University
  • Bridget Almas, Perseus Digital Library, consultant for SCRIPTORIUM (2014-2019)

A project bibliography is available at Zotero