Episode "The Gospel of Judas" Part Gospel, Part Codex The Gospel of Judas is part of a codex, an ancient book constructed of folding pages bound at one side. Close Examination Dr. Gregor Wurst, one of the main editors on the project, examines portions of the papyrus codex. Christian Persecutions A re-creation of Romans persecuting of early Christians. Jesus Arrives In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus arrives with Roman soldiers in this reenacted scene. Translating the Gospel Scribes are seen translating and writing texts and books. Judas Sami Temimi portrays Judas in this reenacted scene. Coptic Message Dr. Rodolphe Kasser is a Coptic scholar. Coptic is an ancient language that uses a modified Greek language to write ancient Egyptian. Writer Unknown The author of the Gospel remains anonymous. the original text, later translated to Coptic, is thought to have been written by a group of early Gnostic Christians sometime before 180 A.D. Experts at Work Dr.Gregor Wurst studies the codex with Florence Darbre, a specialist in papyrus preservation. Jesus and His Disciples Jesus and his disciples meet in the Garden of Gethsemane in this reenactment.