ASKEW CODEX ( ASKEWIANUS)

A fifth-century parchment of 178 leaves inscribed in Coptic containing four Gnostic treatises collectively called . The is named after its first owner, a London doctor named A. Askew, who acquired it from a London bookseller in 1772. It was purchased by the British in 1785 and first published in the mid-19th century. Where in it was originally found is unknown.