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Coptic Gnostic Chrestomathy A Selection of Coptic Texts with Grammatical Analysis and Glossary

By: Layton, Thomas N

Price: $43.76

Publisher: Peeters: 2003-03-01

Seller ID: 9789042912540


Layton's Coptic Gnostic Chrestomathy is an essential tool for scholars and students of the Gnostic corpus. This useful and accurate text edition contains a large, representative selection of works in Coptic, ranging from Sethian Gnostic classics such as the Apocryphon of John to Valentinian works like the Gospel of Truth and Gospel of Philip to the Mesopotamian Gospel of Thomas the Contender, all but one from the Nag Hammadi manuscript hoard. Laid out in a readable liter... View more info

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The Name of the Tree: A Bantu Tale Retold

By: Lottridge, Celia Barker; Wallace, Ian [Illustrator]

Price: $17.99

Publisher: Groundwood Books: 2002-02-21

Seller ID: 9780888990976


When a drought spreads through the land of the short grass, the animals set out across the great plain to find food. Their only hope for survival is a tree with a variety of colorful fruit. The problem is its branches are too high. To reach them, the wise old turtle says, one must know the name of the tree, something only King Lion is privy to. In this Bantu folktale retold by Celia Barker Lottridge, the hero is not the most cunning or the strongest but the one that trie... View more info