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date: 26 November 2020

Nag Hammadi Papyri. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

A collection of papyrus codices found in 1945–6 near Nag Hammadi (the ancient Chenoboskion) in Upper Egypt, some 60 miles below Luxor on the Nile. Eleven of the codices still have their original leather bindings. The papyri are dated to the period between the 3rd and 5th cent. ... ...

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