The Facsimile Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices: Supplement
James M. Robinson
BRILL, 1984 - Design - 133 pages
The collection of thirteen codices found in upper Egypt near Nag Hammadi in 1946 is one of the major archaeological discoveries of our time. Apparently the library of a Gnostic community in late antiquity, the codices are a repository of important spiritual materials from throughout the ancient world. Hence a thorough analysis of this new material is indispensable for any proper understanding of the history of religions in this period. The rich documentation which the codices add to early Coptic text material promises to raise to a new precision the historical analysis of that language.-This edition presents collotype reproductions in natural size of all folios of the thirteen codices as well as reproductions of the covers and photographs previously taken of fragments that are now lost.
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Introduction by James M Robinson i
Codices IX and X
Table of Contents of Plates
Apocryphon of John assigned to Codex Berol Bibliotheca Bodmeriana Bibliotheque copte Bodmer Cairo cartonnage cm Codex cm narrower Codex II Codex VIII Codex XII codicological conjugate copte de Nag Coptic Gnostic Library Coptic Museum cover of Codex E.J. Brill Early Codex Egyptian English translation extant Facsimile Edition fibre continuity fibre directions fragmentary front cover Gilles Quispel gnostiques coptes Hans-Martin Schenke hence Henri-Charles Puech horizontal fibres Ibscher initially conserved International Committee Jean Doresse Jung kollema kollemata kolleseis koptisch-gnostische Schriften koptische Laval leaf leaves of Codex Leiden lines Martin Krause miscellaneous fragments Nag Hammadi Codices Nag Hammadi Library Nag Hammadi Studies Nouveaux number of sheets pagination Pahor Labib papyrus photographs placed in Codex plates plexiglass frame Preface protokollon published quire Regemorter Rodolphe Kasser roll scribal hands Section Textes siècle Soren Giversen spine stack of sheets sub-group Tano thongs tractate Turner UNESCO Unidentified Inscribed Fragments uninscribed vertical fibres