Preface (Preface_V_XXVIII)
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This volume is the result of a team effort to which seven scholars have contributed. No attempt has been made by the editor to compromise their individual styles or scholarly positions. Clarity, accuracy and formal standardization have constituted the chief editorial tasks. Hence the reader will be aware of the individual stylistic idiosyncrasies of each author.

These Codices, XI, XII, and XIII, along with Codex VIII, constitute the most fragmentary collection of all the Nag Hammadi corpus. The reader should, therefore, be aware of extensive restorat…

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“Preface (Preface_V_XXVIII)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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