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Hypsiphrone is Codex XI, Tractate 4[1] of the Nag Hammadi writings,[2] named from the translation of a Greek feminine name word 'Hypsiphrone' or 'Hupsiph[rone]'[3] rendered as she of high mind.[4] The text is highly fragmentary, and only parts of several paragraphs have survived.[5]


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  2. ^ Introduced and Translated by J.D.Turner from The facsimile edition of the Nag Hammadi codices, Volume 12 edited by James M. Robinson pages 454-455 17:28 17.10.11
  3. ^ Pearson, Birger A. "Hypsiphrone". Early Christian Writings. Peter Kirby. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  4. ^ Pagels, Elaine H.; Hedrick, Charles W. (1990). Nag Hammadi Codices XI, XII, XIII. BRILL. ISBN 9004078258.
  5. ^ Meyer, Marvin (2007). The Nag Hammadi scriptures. New York: HarperOne. ISBN 978-0-06-162600-5. OCLC 124538398.