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ag·ra·pha

also Ag·ra·pha  (ăg′rə-fə)
pl.n.
The sayings of Jesus written in various ancient sources but not included in the canonical Gospels.

[Greek, from neuter pl. of agraphos, unwritten : a-, not; see a-1 + graphein, to write; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]
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agrapha

(ˈæɡrəfə)
pl n, sing -phon (-fɒn)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
[Greek: things not written, from a-1 + graphein to write]
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ag•ra•pha

(ˈæg rə fə)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the sayings of Jesus as recorded in early Christian writings but not in the Gospels.
[1885–90; < Greek, neuter pl. of ágraphos unwritten]
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Noun1.agrapha - sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospelsagrapha - sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
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O vies aludido no paragrafo anterior distingue o interesse de Hadot pelo ensinamento oral de Platao do nucleo das agrapha dogmata concebido pela escola de Tubingen-Milao, que possui um carater rigorosamente sistematico e doutrinario, derivado de uma teoria dos principios deduzida a partir de uma tradicao indireta e exterior as obras escritas de Platao.
La hermeneutica de Borges sobre Platon que describe "el predominio de la palabra escrita sobre la hablada", exhuma los escombros de la doctrina de Platon que jamas comunico a su gran publico: agrapha dogmata.