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The Gnostic Apostle Thomas:"Twin" of Jesus

Wanderer in the West

The Gnostic Apostle Thomas: Chapter 20

Ptolemy as medieval authority on geography
C. R. Boxer, The Portuguese Seaborne Empire (1969) 19; 36-8;
Jacques Lafaye, Quetzalcoatl and Guadeloupe (l974) [Eng. trans. Benjamin Keen, l976) 178-9;
A. P. Newton, ed., The Great Age of Discovery (1969 reprint) 110-27, 167;
Henry Yule The Book of Ser Marco Polo (3rd ed., l903. Reprint 1986) vol. 1, 125-35.

Father Nobriega in Brazil
Lafaye, 242-3 (Keen trans., 180-1);
Vincenzo Maria de Santa Caterina da Siena, Il Viaggio all'Indie Orientali (1672) 132.

Thomas as evangelizer of South America
De Roo, P. "The Apostle St. Thomas in America," American Ecclesiastical Review, Vol. 20 (1899);
Lafaye, 242-51(Keen trans. 187- 206);
Prescott remarks: De Roo, 3.

Mormon tradition
William J. Whalen, The Latter-day Saints in the Modern Day World (1964) 35-54.

Thomas as Quetzcoatl
De Roo;
Lafaye, 248-78 (Keen trans., 187-206).

"It is a remarkable thing . . ."
Lafaye, 260 (Keen trans., 194).

Eusebius rejects apocryphal Acts
Eusebius, The History of the Church . Trans. G. A. Williamson (Penguin edition, l965) 135.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
P. J. Helm, Alfred the Great 1963), 120;
Benjamin Thorpe, ed. and trans., The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle , (1861) vol. 2, 66;
F. M. Stanton, Anglo-Saxon England (2nd ed., 1947), 256n.

William of Malmsbury
Malmsbury's de Gestis Regum Anglorum , ed. Wm. Stubbs (1887) vol. 1, 130.

King Alfred and India
Helm, 121;
Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , chap. xlvii (Milman ed.) vol. viii, 349; vol. 1, 105-7.

Saxon version of Acts of Thomas
James Hough, History of Christianity in India (1839) vol. 1, 33n.

Church at Sur-en-Auxois
Emile Mle, L'Art Religieux du xiiie Siecle en France , (1923; 1st pub. 1898) 304-5.

Legend concerning burial in Ortona
George Nedungatt, "St. Thomas the Apostle and Hosios Thomas of Ortona," Orientalia Christiana Periodica 38 (1972) 388-407.

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