Appendix: The Greek Fragments (TGATT_app)
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Fragments of three different manuscripts of the Greek text of the GTh have survived. These fragments, consisting of P. Oxy. 1, P. Oxy. 654, and P. Oxy. 655, were among the first papyri to be published from the excavations at Oxyrhynchus, appearing in 1897 and 1904 (see below, Bibliography). Publication of the Greek fragments elicited an enormous amount of scholarly discussion, in which the attempt was made to restore missing passages of text, identify the work or works to which the fragments belonged, an…

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Attridge, Harold W., “Appendix: The Greek Fragments (TGATT_app)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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