Notes on Editorial Practice and List of Abbreviations (NOEPALOA_IV_XVI)
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The editorial signs employed in this volume are those in common use: square brackets [  ] indicate a lacuna, parentheses ( ) resolution of an abbreviation or symbol, angular brackets < > a mistaken omission in the original, double square brackets  〚 〛 a deletion by the scribe, and high strokes ⸌ ⸍ superlinear additions, but not letters raised to mark an abbreviation. Dots within brackets, or numerals within brackets, indicate the approximate number of letters lost in a lacuna; dots outside brack…

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Barns, J. W. B., Browne, G.M. and Shelton, J. C., “Notes on Editorial Practice and List of Abbreviations (NOEPALOA_IV_XVI)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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