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The secret books of the Egyptian Gnostics : an introduction to he Gnostic Coptic manuscripts discovered at Chenoboskion.

Author: Jean Doresse; Philip Mairet; Leonard Johnston
Publisher: London, Hollis & Carter [1960]
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Doresse, Jean, 1917-
Secret books of the Egyptian Gnostics.
London, Hollis & Carter [1960]
(OCoLC)576634737
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Doresse; Philip Mairet; Leonard Johnston
OCLC Number: 1222867
Language Note: Translation of: Les livres secrets des gnostiques d'Égypte, Paris: Plons, 1958.
Notes: "The Gospel according to Thomas ... rendered into English from the French by the Rev. Leonard Johnston."
Description: xvii, 445 pages illustrations, portraits, facsimiles 23 cm
Contents: The problem of Gnosticism : its earliest known elements --
Original texts and monuments --
The story of a discovery --
Thirteen codices of papyrus --
Forty-four secret (and hitherto unknown) books --
The Sethians according to their writings --
The survival of Gnosticism : from Manichaeism to the Islamic sects.
Other Titles: Livres secrets des gnostiques d'Égypte.
Gospel of Thomas (Coptic Gospel).
Responsibility: [Translation by Philip Mairet] With an English translation and critical evaluation of the Gospel according to Thomas.

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