BERLIN GNOSTIC CODEX ( BEROLINENSIS 8502)

A fifth-century manuscript discovered in Egypt sometime in the 19th century and purchased for the Berlin Museum in 1896 by Carl Schmidt. It contains three Gnostic tractates and one non-Gnostic Christian work. These are, respectively, the Gospel of , the Apocryphon of John, the Sophia of , and the . Two of these also occur in the related collection: the Aprocyphon of John (NHC II, 1; III, 1; IV, 1) and the Sophia of (NHC III, 4). The was published by in 1903 and the rest of the codex by Walter Till in 1955.