Preface (Preface_II_XXXIII)
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Originally two volumes had been planned for the Apocryphon of John in the Coptic Gnostic Library edition in the Nag Hammadi Studies series. Frederik Wisse was to prepare a synoptic edition of NHC II,1 and IV,1, the two witnesses to the Coptic translation of the longer Greek version. Michael Waldstein took over from Peter Nagel the task of preparing a synoptic edition of NHC III,1 and BG 8502,2, the two independent Coptic translations of the shorter Greek version. In 1992, however, it was decided…

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Wisse, Frederik and Waldstein, Michael, “Preface (Preface_II_XXXIII)”, 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_aPreface_II_XXXIII>
First published online: 2012



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