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Author Roberge, Michel
Title The Paraphrase of Shem (NH VII,1) : Introduction, Translation and Commentary
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (201 pages)
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Series Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies ; v.No. 72
Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies
Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Abbreviations to Periodicals, References Works, and Serials -- Introduction -- A. The Manuscript and Language of the Tractate -- B. The Literary Genre -- C. The Narrative Procedures -- D. Outline of the Paraphrase of Shem -- E. The System -- F. The Cosmogony -- G. The Anthropogonic Myth -- H. Soteriology and Eschatology -- I. Situation, Provenance, and Date of the Paraph. Shem -- Preliminary note on the translation -- Translation -- Commentary -- Bibliography -- Appendix: The First Principles of the Universe -- Index of Modern Authors -- Index of Mythological Names -- Index of Ancient Sources -- Index of Subjects
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the Paraphrase of Shem, Codex VII, 1 in the Coptic Nag Hammdi Library. The translation, which sets out the text in paragraphs with headings and subheadings, is followed by a commentary
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Roberge, Michel The Paraphrase of Shem (NH VII,1) : Introduction, Translation and Commentary Leiden : BRILL,c2010 9789004182028
Subject Paraphrase of Shem -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
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