Hypostasis Of The Archons (NHC II, 4)

HYPOSTASIS OF THE ARCHONS (NHC II, 4) Sethian Gnostic tractate presenting an esoteric interpretation of Genesis 1-6. Its subscript title reflects a phrase in the opening sentence, “the reality [hypostasis] of the rulers,” a reference to the creator Archons of Gnostic mythology. A prominent figure in the text is Norea, sister-consort of Seth, who receives …

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