Appendix 5: Apocalypse of John According to Theodore Bar Koni (A5AOJATTBK)
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Theodore bar Koni quotes a list of the creators of the human body from an Apocalypse of John used by Audius. There are some parallels with the Apocryphon of John, but the differences are sufficient to make identification of the two texts doubtful. Bar Koni considers the list magical lore, “Now he took this from the Chaldeans” (see below). Text following Addai Scher, ed., Theodore bar Konai, Liber Scholiorum, SCSO 69,319,29-320,26. Translation by Joseph Amar, University of Notre Dame. For the sixth member of the series, (“Anger made the flesh” sic all manuscr.) Scher proposes reading…

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“Appendix 5: Apocalypse of John According to Theodore Bar Koni (A5AOJATTBK)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 26 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004228900_cgl_aA5AOJATTBK>
First published online: 2012



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