The Fragments of Heracleon: Introduction and Notes

By / Cambridge University Press / 1891

Overview

This study examines The Fragments of Heracleon. Heracleon, a Gnostic from the school of Valentinius, is the earliest commentator on the New Testament known to date, and is quoted nearly 50 times by Origen in his commentary on St. John. A. E. Brooke offers an introduction to the manuscripts, a brief life and teaching of Heracleon, and the original Greek text of the extant fragments of Heracleon’s translation, fully annotated.

Product Details

  • Title: The Fragments of Heracleon: Introduction and Notes
  • Author: Brooke, A. E.
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date: 1891