The Presentations of Praise (TPOP)
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Presentations of praise and prayers play an important role in the development of the narrative in GEgypt. The same phenomenon can be observed in ApocryJn and the Manichaean literature.1 In these acts of worship the whole pantheon is recounted as far as it has been developed at that point in the narrative. In order to consider these mythological figures and their characteristics in greater detail and to simplify the discussion in the commentary, the relevant material has been brought together into one chapter.

The presentations of praise in III, 2 are introduced by †ⲛ̅ⲟⲩⲥⲙⲟⲩ2 and once b…

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“The Presentations of Praise (TPOP)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 26 March 2017
First published online: 2012



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