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Allogenes, Book of 
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In nascent but already very complex discussions on the interpretation and religio-historical setting of the texts of the Codex Tchacos, the Gospel of Judas attracted by far the utmost attention. One text of the Codex Tchacos that attracted less interest is the written witness that directly follows the Gospel of Judas in the chronological order of the Codex Tchacos, the Book of Allogenes, which was completely unknown before. That there were certain scripts that could be ascribed to a guarantor of tradition nam…

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Popkes, Enno Edzard, “Allogenes, Book of ”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00000114>
First published online: 2018



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