The interpretation of Knowledge1,1 - 22,34 (TIOK)
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Sagnard, La gnose valentinienne ;

Koschorke, Die Polemik , 69-71;

Koschorke, Eine neugefundene gnostiche Gemeindordnung ;

Pagels, Views of Christ’s Passion ;

Pagels, The Gnostic Paul .


For a discussion of the dialect of XI, 1, the reader is referred above to the introduction to Codex XI and Kasser, “La variété subdialectale lycopolitaine.”

Title and Identification

Of the two tractates copied by the first scribal hand of Codex XI, only this first tractate bears a title, “The Interpretation (ἐρμ…

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“The interpretation of Knowledge1,1 - 22,34 (TIOK)”, 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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