Charles Häberl on Mandaean History and the Haran Gawaita

Charles Haberl has posted a couple of things on his blog Philogastry, about a particularly intriguing Mandaean text, known as Haran Gawaita or “The Great Revelation”:

Legends and Lore in the Great Revelation

Legends and Lore in the Great Revelation, continued

I also came across an article by E. S. Drower, “Mandaean Writings,” that has been added to the Internet Archive, and a PhD thesis by Max Aplin completed at the University of Edinburgh, “Was Jesus ever a disciple of John the Baptist? A historical study.”


A Neo-Mandaic Story
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