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  1. Nag Hammadinoun

    a town in Upper Egypt

  2. Nag Hammadi, Nag Hammadi Librarynoun

    a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism

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  1. Nag Hammadi

    Nag Hammadi, is a city in Upper Egypt. Nag Hammadi was known as Chenoboskion in classical antiquity, meaning "geese grazing grounds". It is located on the west bank of the Nile in the Qena Governorate, about 80 kilometres north-west of Luxor. It has a population of about 30,000, who are mostly farmers. Sugar and aluminium are produced in Nag Hammadi. The town of Nag Hammadi was established by Mahmoud Pasha Hammadi, who was a member of the Hammadi family in Sohag, Egypt. Mahmoud Pasha Hammadi was a major landholder in Sohag, and known for his strong opposition to the British occupation. Mahmoud Pasha Hammadi created Nag Hammadi for the indigenous people from Sohag who were forced to abandon their homeland by the British occupation. In recognition of this, the new town was given the name "Hammadi".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nag Hammadi in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nag Hammadi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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