Appendix Two: The British Library Fragments (A2TBLF)
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THE British Library Fragments (Oeyen Fragments) are small pieces of an ancient papyrus codex. This codex contained, perhaps inter alia, a Subachmimic version of CG II,5; no other pieces of the codex have been found. Although the fragments have been known since 1905, it is to the great credit of Dr. Christian Oeyen to have first recognized (in 1972) their true identity and so to have establis…

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“Appendix Two: The British Library Fragments (A2TBLF)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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