Kircher: Prodromus coptus sive aegyptiacus

Athanasius Kircher: Prodromus coptus sive aegyptiacus: … in quo cum linguæ Coptae, sive Ægyptiacæ, quondam Pharaonicæ, origo, ætas, vicissitudo, inclinatio, tum hieroglyphicæ literaturæ instauratio … exhibentur (Romæ 1636)

Kircher’s Coptic grammar contains his first presentation of a translation (of an Italian translation of a Portuguese translation into Latin of the text of the Nestorian Monument (cf. Löwendahl vol. 1, p. 40)

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