Secret Books of the Egyptian Gnostics by Jean Doresse (). Hardcover . $ The Discovery of the Nag Hammadi Texts: A Firsthand Account of the. Mass Market Paperback. Les Livres Secrets de l’Egypte. $ Mass Market Paperback. Books by Jean Doresse. Showing 3 Results Books: Advanced Search. Jean Doresse is the author of The Secret Books of the Egyptian Gnostics ( avg rating, 50 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), The Discovery of the Na.

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January 1 They show that this is a spot which, for reasons we cannot trace, was specially venerated in the Greek or Roman epoch. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Two of these, at least, have rewarded the attentions of archaeologists: The vase was broken and nothing remains of it; the manuscripts were taken to Cairo and no one knows what then became of them.

Halfway up the white cliffs are the openings to several galleries–pharaonic tombs of the princes who governed this district under the Sixth Dynasty.

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Calisphere: Jean Doresse with the expedition at Jabal al-Ṭārif

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Near to it, and not far from the Nile, a high, blank, massive wall surrounds a few churches and chapels clustered close together and surmounted by an enormous, fantastic bell-tower with latticed walls. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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If you are experiencing technical issues, we’d request that you contact Calisphere directly. Among these watch-towers there are five great tombs, each with a stone at the head and another stone at the feet, both implanted in the sand. dorese


Doresse’s narrative allows readers direct contact with an ancient form of Christianity through the philosophical wealth of the texts-ranging from gnostic revelations and Christian apocrypha to Hermetic literature-Included in the book is the original English translation of the Gospel of Thomas first published in He was head of the research department at the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique and for five years undertook expeditions on behalf of the French government, establishing the first archaeological service in Ethiopia.

Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Certainly, one cannot, even if one searches very far around, see any other place–any ruin or sepulcher–from which they could have come. Chapter The Story of a Discovery From a lofty desert cliff known, at this point, as the Gebel et-Tarif, the Nile approaches the vicinity of Naga Hamadi by describing a complete semi-circle toward the south, before it resumes its course to the northeast.