Nag Hammadi


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a town in Upper Egypt

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a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945

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The same may be said of Pearson's promising thesis that the Nag Hammadi Codices echo rituals of ascent and union comparable to those of the theurgist.
It is true that these ideas are characteristic of Christianity generally: what makes the Nag Hammadi and similar writings distinct is that in their views the lower realm tends to include both the earth and some or all of the heavens, and that the ruler of the lower realm is a figure that for convenience we can refer to as the Demiurge, who is linked to the creating and ruling god of the Hebrew Bible, Jehovah, and is seen as being at least ignorant and fallible, if not actually malevolent.
This new Gospel, that of Thomas (the Younger), was not found at Nag Hammadi, but also claims to have been written by an eyewitness--a nephew of the man now called the Christ.
She is also analogous to both the human soul as well as God; her name may be considered another word for 'the Christ.' According to the text as recorded in The Nag Hammadi Library., Sophia is the female side of an androgynous son, "The first Begetter, Son of God," whom the texts names "First Begettress Sophia, Mother of the Universe.
It was discovered near Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in December 1945 among a group of books known as the Nag Hammadi library.
Saudi Arabia's Zamil Industrial is set to build the largest logistics zone in Nag Hammadi, in the Qena Governorate of Egypt.
The final programme on January 25 will see him arriving in the last country of his journey, Egypt, following the Nile from Abu Simbel A to Cairo, visiting Lake Aswan, Luxor, Nag Hammadi and Asyut along the way.
The final programme on January 25 will see him arriving in the last country of his journey, Egypt, following the Nile from Abu Simbel to Cairo, visiting Lake Aswan, Luxor, Nag Hammadi and Asyut along the way.
Hany Takla offers good introductions to both Coptic language as a development from Egyptian (179-94) and Coptic literature (209-23) as an area that has drawn attention due to manuscript discoveries (Nag Hammadi, Kellis) but still needs research on fundamental questions (see his list of questions, 221).
The roots of Templar gnosis go back to the Nag Hammadi codices and further yet; and in modern times Templar gnosis is akin to the Judaic mysticism of a thinker like Gershom Scholem (154).
Tender documents to be obtained from the Authority's premises at Tert Nag Hammadi St., Sohag West.
Arius lived in Alexandria, Egypt -- ironically the same general area where the Gnostic gospels were found at Nag Hammadi, as well as the papyrus now in question.Arianism was the main topic of debate at the Council of Nicea in 325 AD, attended by the emperor Constantine, and was decisively rejected by the majority of church leaders.
L'incendie qui s'est declare mercredi dans un des batiments de la plus grande usine d'aluminium au Moyen-Orient, et qui se trouve a Nag Hammadi, oE se produit l'une des phases les plus importantes de la fabrication de l'aluminium, a cause de grandes pertes estimees, de facon preliminaire, a plus de dix millions de L.E.
Hegazy said voters should choose the candidate who would apply Sharia and "who would be living in Cairo, but would tremble in fear [of God] if asked about a hungry person in Nag Hammadi."