University of Lausanne BiBIL
  Institut romand des sciences bibliques
  Biblical Bibliography of Lausanne - BiBIL
Administration Contact Impressum  
Search
Notice details
Bibil Identifier bibil:216723
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Story of the Bodmer Papyri
Title (English, ) From the First Monastery's Library in Upper Egypt to Geneva and Dublin
Author Robinson, James M.
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPA 71361
Place 22.022
Publishing house Cascade Books
Place Eugene, Oregon
ISBN 978-1-59752-882-5
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages 216 Pages
height in cm 23
Genre Original
Abstract The United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) entrusted author James Robinson with tracking down the place where the Nag Hammadi Codices had been discovered. Priests whom the author interviewed in the region told Robinson that the codices had once been in the possession of a priest in the town of Dishna, a bit further upstream than Nag Hammadi itself. Robinson found that this priest had not had the Nag Hammadi Codices but rather the Bodmer Papyri. For Dishna is where the monastery headquarters of the first monastic order was located. The Bodmer Papyri discovery consisted of all that was left of the library of the Pachomian monastic order: Coptic letters of Pachomius and very early Greek copies of Luke and John, perhaps donated when Athanasius was in hiding at the monastery. These treasures were preserved in a jar hidden in the mountain where monks were buried. This book traces the story of the Bodmer Papyri from beginning to end.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Library
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Pachomius
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Codicology / Manuscripts
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : New Testament : Textual Criticism : Greek Texts : Manuscripts : Papyrus
Genres Catalogue
Last modification 2017-10-27