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However, this was the place where, according to all we had gathered from our preliminary enquiries, one undeniable treasure had been found–that of our Gnostic library.

So it was well worth the trouble to find out, in a pagan cemetery a few miles from Chenoboskion, the exact site of one jsan the most voluminous finds of ancient literature; thus to be a little better able to place this library in the frame of history to which it belongs; and to support, with concordant details, the hypotheses that have been made about its antiquity. Have a question about this item? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. To the north, far beyond the verdure of the tilled hean and past bushy orchards, which are enclosed by high walls still dominated by the square towers of great columbaries, dlresse rises the enormous, abrupt cliff of Gebel et-Tarif, shutting off the whole horizon from west to east.

Midway up the flank of the cliff are the openings to the pharaonic tombs–seven, according to Arab tradition–that we have just mentioned. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

We have never been able to discover exactly where the Coptic Manichaean manuscripts came from, nor the Pistis-Sophia, nor the Bruce Codex. High to Low Avg.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Journal of Experimental Spirituality, Calisphere Date of access: Jean Doresse is a renowned historian and a scholar of Egyptology and Greek papyrology.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The Discovery of the Nag Hammadi Texts is the original survey of the contents of these documents and their significance to the world at large.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Doressw to the north, in the finest of the pharaonic tombs, a pagan pilgrim, at some date hardly more ancient than the period of the first Coptic monks, has inscribed a series of Greek invocations to Serapis. View source image on contributor’s website.