Sergey Minov received his doctorate in 2013, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He completed his thesis, entitled Syriac Christian Identity in Late Sasanian Mesopotamia: The Cave of Treasures in Context, at the Department of Comparative Religion. After completing his doctoral studies, he spent a year at the Institut für Judaistik (Freie Universität Berlin) as an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow, working on the project “Invention of Biblical Places and Formation of Cultural Memory in late antique Syria-Mesopotamia”.
Sergey devised and is presently engaged in updating a long-term digital project The Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity, supported by the Center for the Study of Christianity (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): http://www.csc.org.il/db/db.aspx?db=SB
This database, which includes over 17,000 bibliographical entries, aims at creating and sustaining an on-line collection of bibliographical data covering all topics related to the history and culture of Syriac-speaking Christians.
Date and Provenance of the Syriac Cave of Treasures: A Reappraisal
“A Person of Silence”: Philoxenos of Mabbug, Letter of Exhortation Sent to Someone Who Left Judaism and Came to the Life of Perfection
Reception of the Greek Story of Melchizedek in Syriac Christian Tradition
Biblical Pseudepigrapha in Slavonic Traditions
The material in these works can contribute significantly to a better understanding of the roots of postbiblical mysticism, rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity, ancient and medieval dualistic movements, as well as the beginnings of the ...