Notre Dame Theology Professor Interprets Historical Treasure Discovered at Ancient Monastery in the Sinai Desert

Being in the right place at the right time can change everything.

For Nina Glibetić, witnessing a chance discovery changed her research focus — and the trajectory of her career.

Glibetić, an assistant professor in the Department of Theology and a faculty fellow at the Medieval Institute, was on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in 2011, conducting research for her dissertation on Slavonic manuscripts when the head librarian of St. Catherine’s Monastery walked into the room to photograph some Ethiopic texts for another scholar.

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October 10, 2019

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