Editorial Signs (ES_II_XXI)
(219 words)

[ ]

lacuna in manuscript

[- - -]

lacuna of unspecified length

[. . .]

lacuna long enough to suit 3 standard letters (ⲛ being the standard) and 3 interliteral spaces; [....], 4 letters; etc.

[3 ]

idem

. . .

traces of 3 unidentified letters

ⲁ̣ⲁ̣ⲁ̣

palaeographically ambiguous letter traces

〚〛

text deleted or cancelled by ancient copyist

v

vacat; blank space for 1 standard letter (ⲛ) in the MS; vv space for 2 letters; etc.

< >

text added by editor; a conjecture (see Note)

{ }

text deleted by editor; a conjecture

the following word is corrupt, see critical apparatus

††

words enclosed by these signs ar…

Cite this page
“Editorial Signs (ES_II_XXI)”, in: The Coptic Gnostic Library — A Complete Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices, Editor in Chief: James M. Robinson. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004228900_cgl_aES_II_XXI>
First published online: 2012



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