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Mithras in the Apocalypse of Adam

At the 2nd Internation Congress for Mithraic Studies, held in Tehran in 1975, Edwin Yamauchi, a scholar specialising in the field of pre-Christian gnosticism, delivered a paper on the Nag Hammadi Gnostic text, the Apocalypse of Adam.  The work is of uncertain date, although transmitted to us in a coptic codex of the 4th century, […]