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Only fragments survive of the writings of the Valentinian Gnostic teacher Heracleon (fl. 145-180 AD). The remnants can be found primarily in quotations in Origen's commentary on the Gospel of John. This study gives an edition of the surviving texts with extensive notes, biblical references, and indices. This volume is indispensable for the study of second century Gnosticism.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-279-3
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Texts and Studies (First Series) Vol.1, No.4
Publication Date: May 11,2004
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 128
ISBN: 1-59333-279-3
$115.00
$80.50

Only fragments survive of the writings of the Gnostic teacher Heracleon (fl. 145-180 AD; a disciple of Valentinus); these are found primarily in quotations in Origen's commentary on the Gospel of Saint John. This book gives an edition of the surviving texts with extensive notes, biblical references, and indices.

Texts and Studies is a series of monographs devoted to the study of Biblical and patristic texts. Maintaining the highest scholarly standards, the series includes critical editions, studies of primary sources, and analyses of textual traditions.

Only fragments survive of the writings of the Gnostic teacher Heracleon (fl. 145-180 AD; a disciple of Valentinus); these are found primarily in quotations in Origen's commentary on the Gospel of Saint John. This book gives an edition of the surviving texts with extensive notes, biblical references, and indices.

Texts and Studies is a series of monographs devoted to the study of Biblical and patristic texts. Maintaining the highest scholarly standards, the series includes critical editions, studies of primary sources, and analyses of textual traditions.

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