Sentences of Sextus

Nag Hammadi Codices

NAG HAMMADI CODICES A group of 12 papyrus codices plus eight leaves dating from the fourth century and inscribed in Coptic. The manuscripts were discovered in a buried storage jar by fellahin (farmers) in 1945 some 10 kilometers from Nag Hammadi, and are now housed in the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo. Publication of the …

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Sentences Of Sextus (NHC XII, 1)

SENTENCES OF SEXTUS (NHC XII, 1) Fragments of a Coptic translation of a Christian collection of moral precepts composed in Greek in second-century Alexandria. Latin, Syriac, Georgian, and Armenian versions are also known. GAWDAT GABRA Tags: Books