Nag Hammadi is the site of the chance discovery in 1945 of a hoard of early Gnostic Christian papyri, including the Gospel of Thomas, known as the Nag Hammadi codices. See Helmut Koester and Stephen J. Patterson, “The Gospel of Thomas—Does It Contain Authentic Sayings of Jesus?” BR 06:02.


See Leonard Greenspoon, “Major Septuagint Manuscripts—Vaticanus, Sinaiticus and Alexandrinus,” sidebar to “Mission to Alexandria,” BR 05:04.