Preface (Preface_III_XI)
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This has been a team effort. The names attached to the tractates are those of the persons who have had primary responsibility for their preparation. But in every case they have been aided by other members of the Coptic Gnostic Library team who have done such things as placing fragments, collating transcriptions, checking translations, and passing along ideas and references. This volume would have been impossible without these combined labors.

A word needs to be said about the tractate introductions, since they vary considerably in fullness. Most of them were origi…

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Parrott, Dougls M., “Preface (Preface_III_XI)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 19 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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