nag hammadi library definition

  • noun:
    • a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices converted from Greek into Coptic which were discovered by farmers close to the city of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices have 45 distinct works such as the chief sources of firsthand understanding of Gnosticism

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