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A gospel adopted by revivalist French Templars of the nineteenth century and alleged by them to have been discovered in the Temple at Paris, along with other objects. It was supposed to have been composed in the fifteenth century by the Greek monk Nicephorus, who sought to combine Moslem tenets with Christianity. It was translated into French, with modifications, by Fabré Palaprat (a Freemason) in 1822.


Heckethorn, Charles. The Secret Societies of all Ages and Countries. 2 vols. 1897. Revised ed., N.p., 1965.