Nag Hammadi Library

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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 apocryphal Gospel of Thomas prescribes an ascetic life through self-discipline, solitude, and revelation in one of the most significant texts of the Nag Hammadi Library.
In the Gospel of the Egyptians in the Nag Hammadi Library, it is written: "Three powers came forth from him; they are the Father, Mother, (and) the Son.
The year 1995 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the thirteen codices which comprise the Nag Hammadi library.
In his introduction to the Letter of Peter to Philip in The Nag Hammadi Library in English (1988', p.
Carved wooden altars, painted cramic jugs, examples of the Nag Hammadi Library, medieval painted manuscript pages, icons, and sculpture are among the works described.
Not to be missed is a fascinating and provocative essay on the possible use of the Gospel of Thomas an oracle text for those early Coptic Christians thought to be responsible for the Nag Hammadi Library collection.
These questions became more acute with the discovery of the Nag Hammadi library, which yielded three further copies of AJ, one closely similar to the Berlin text, the other two presenting a longer recension.
This edition of a text known both within the present work and to readers of The Nag Hammadi Library in English as "Silvanus" (hereafter Silv) presents the text and a translation.
The passage from "The Thunder: Perfect Mind," one of the texts in the collection known as The Nag Hammadi Library, juxtaposes orality ("the name of the sound") and inscription ("the sign of the letter").
The only other possibility was to consult the first edition of The Nag Hammadi Library in English (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1977; hereafter NHLE) in which there was an (incomplete) index.
In Dr Khosroyev's view, research into the Nag Hammadi library has reached a point of stagnation, and he seeks to provide a stimulus by raising some awkward but important questions.
Parrott's edition of these two texts (NHS 27, Leiden 1991) is listed, but mention might also have been made of the translation in The Nag Hammadi Library in English (1988), pp.
In the Nag Hammadi Library in English, the Codex V version of Eugnostos was only consulted when gaps appeared in the text of Codex III.
Scopello on titles in the feminine in the Nag Hammadi library.