12952Re: Gnostic Texts in the Oxyrhynchus Papyri
- Feb 1, 2007The Oxyrhynchus Online Site just refers the reader to the printed
volumes of the Oxy papyri for a transcription and translation. I don't
know anything more on this yet.
> Hi, Andrew. What an assignment. *lol*
> I'm curious. Did Arthur Hunt list his grounds for proposing Melito
> as author?
> "Apostrophe" could be a direct address to a personified abstraction,
> and this address could very well be in the form of a hymn. "Wisdom,"
> of course, could be "Sophia."
> As far as original authorship, I don't have enough information under
> my belt to even suggest whether this might be Melito or some unknown
> Valentinian. Also, by the fifth century there possibly could have
> been revisions from the original. Did you find any translations
> readily available?
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