Codex II of the Nag Hammadi

The leaves of Codex II of the Nag Hammadi collection, lying open at pages 50-51, on the right page 50, the conclusion and subscript title of the Gospel of Thomas.

Claremont Graduate University. Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Nag Hammadi Archive -
Codex II

A text of pages bound leaf style, like a modern book—as opposed to a scroll, which has no discrete pages.

A city on the Nile in Egypt where papyrus codices written in Coptic and associated with antique Gnosticism were found in 1945.

The historical period from the beginning of Western civilization to the start of the Middle Ages.

A gospel is an account that describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

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