Pistis Sophia

Pistis Sophia http://www.earlychristianwritings.com/pistis.html took on the aspect of Pistis Sophia. Her birth produced an abyss between the emptiness and the Perfection like the waters of the ocean, and the perfection of the Pleroma became as a reflection underneath those waters, or as a lanthern. And Pistis Sophia ascended forth from the emptiness, knowing that she had erred, yet unaware that her actions were necessary for the gnosis of the Great Invisible Spirit. "And her offspring, produced without the Gnosis of the Pleroma, took the form of a serpent with the head of a fish.