Berlin Gnostic Codex (Papyrus Berolinensis 8502)

BERLIN CODEX (PAPYRUS BEROLINENSIS 8502)

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

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