Dr. F.A.J. (Cisca) Hoogendijk

  • Lecturer
  • Greek Papyrology and History of Greek, Roman and Byzantine Egypt

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2906
E-Mail: f.a.j.hoogendijk@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SMES Papyrologisch Instituut
Office Address: Universiteitsbibliotheek
Witte Singel 26-27
2311 BG Leiden
Room number PAPYRO
Personal Homepage: www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/​papyrologisch-instituut

Fields of interest

Greek Papyrology and Ancient History of Greek, Roman and Byzantine Egypt; edition of unpublished Greek papyri.


- PhD in Greek Papyrology, Leiden University (2008)
- MA in Classical Languages and Culture, Leiden University (1980)

- Lecturer of Papyrology, Papyrological Institute, Leiden University (1980-1997 and since 2004)
- Teacher of Classical Languages at high school (1978-1980) 

Professional Service 
- Secretary of the board of the Stichting ‘Het Leids Papyrologisch Instituut’
- Member of the Comité International de l’Association Internationale de Papyrologues (Bruxelles)
- Member of the international editorial board of the Duke Database of Documentary Papyri (DDBDP)


Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyruskunden aus Ägypten (project coordinator); carried out under the auspices of the Association Internationale de Papyrologues, in collaboration with colleagues from the Institut für Papyrologie of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. The Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyruskunden aus Ägypten aims to offer a critical list of all the corrections proposed for published Greek papyrus documents.

Edition and study of Greek papyri and ostraca in their historical context:
 publication of a group of unpublished Greek texts stemming from a papyrus-cartonnage and housed in the Papyrussammlung of the Nationalbibliothek of Vienna.
-  publication of the unpublished part of the papyrus collection of the Leiden Papyrological Institute .
- publication of the unpublished Greek texts belonging to a bilingual archive of papyri extracted from crocodile mummies found in Tebtynis, Egypt and housed in the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, Berkeley, University of California.
- Publication of various texts from other collections.

Recent publications:

- Hoogendijk F.A.J. (2013), Greek Contracts Belonging to the Late Ptolemaic Grapheion Archive?. In: Arlt C., Stadler M.A., Weinmann U. (Eds.) Das Fayyûm in Hellenismus und Kaiserzeit. Fallstudien zu multikulturellem Leben in der Antike.. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. 63-74.

- Hoogendijk F.A.J. (2012), Maternal Division of Housed Property near the Temples of Memphis. In: Cuvigny H., Hickey T.M., Ast R., Lougovaya J. (Eds.) Papyrological Texts in Honor of Roger S. Bagnall. Durham, NC: The American Society of Papyrologists. 149-158.

- Hoogendijk F.A.J. (2012), Athletes and liturgists in a petition to Flavius Olympius, praeses Augustamnicae. In: Schubert P. (Ed.) Actes du 26e Congrès international de papyrologie, Genève, 16-21 août 2010. Genève: Librairie Droz S.A.. 349-356.

-  Hoogendijk F.A.J. (2009), Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten. Zwölfter Band. Herausgegeben von H.-A. Rupprecht – K.A. Worp. Zusammengestellt von F.A.J. Hoogendijk. Unter Mitarbeit von M.J. Bakker – J. Hengstl. Leiden - Boston: Brill.

- Rupprecht H.-A., Worp K.A. & Hoogendijk F.A.J. (Eds.) (2009), CD-ROM: Berichtigungsliste der Griechischen Papyrusurkunden aus Ägypten, Band I-XI. Leiden: Brill.

Recent papers:
‘Ptolemaic accounts with revenues from stathmoi’, Leipzig, Fayyum-Conference, 29 May-1 June 2013.

- ‘ An oracular papyrus from Kellis’, Warsaw, 27th International Congress of Papyrology, 29 July-3 August 2013.


- Introduction to Papyrology based on the Greek texts

- Introduction to Papyrology based on translated texts 

- Palaeography of the Greek Papyri (beginners)

- Palaeography of the Greek Papyri (advanced): workshop papyrus reading and editing 

- Research seminar Graeco-Roman Egypt (in cooperation with Ancient History)

- Contribution to Lapp-Top classes (organized by GLTC) 

- Guest-lectures at high schools (through ICLON) 

- Introduction to Papyrology for visiting students and school classes, combined with a temporary exhibition of papyri from the collection of the Leiden Papyrological Institute

Last Modified: 11-12-2015