The Complete List of Early Jewish and Christian Writings

Genesis Ezekiel Psalms

Exodus Hosea Proverbs

Leviticus Joel Job

Numbers Amos Song of Solomon

Deuteronomy Obadiah Ruth

Joshua Jonah Lamentations

Judges Micah Ecclesiastes

1 Samuel Nahum Esther

2 Samuel Habakkuk Daniel

1 Kings Zephaniah Ezra

2 Kings Haggai Nehemiah

Isaiah Zechariah 1 Chronicles

Jeremiah Malachi 2 Chronicles


1 Esdras Wisdom of Solomon Susanna

2 Esdras Wisdom of Jesus Son of Sirach Bel and the Dragon

Tobit Baruch Prayer of Manasseh

Judith Letter of Jeremiah 1 Maccabees

Additions to Esther Prayer of Azariah 2 Maccabees

Pseudepigrapha (some not Jewish)

Apocalypse of Abraham Eupolemus 3 Maccabees

Testament of Abraham Pseudo-Eupolemus 4 Maccabees

Apocalypse of Adam Apocryphon of Ezekiel 5 Maccabees

Testament of Adam Ezekiel the Tragedian Syriac Menander

Life of Adam and Eve Greek Apocalypse of Ezra Testament of Moses

Ahiqar Questions of Ezra Book of Noah

Letter of Aristeas Revelation of Ezra Orphica

Aristeas the Exegete Vision of Ezra Philo the Epic Poet

Aristobulus Fragments of Pseudo-Greek Poets Pseudo-Philo

Artapanus Pseudo-Hecataeus Pseudo-Phocylides

2 Baruch Hellenistic Synagogal Prayers The Lives of the Prophets

3 Baruch Testament of Isaac History of the Rechabites

4 Baruch Martyrdom and Ascension of Isaiah Apocalypse of Sedrach

Cleodemus Malchus Ladder of Jacob Treatise of Shem

Apocalypse of Daniel Prayer of Jacob Sibylline Oracles

More Psalms of David Testament of Jacob Odes of Solomon

Demetrius the Chronographer Jannes and Jambres Psalms of Solomon

Eldad and Modad Testament of Job Testament of Solomon

Apocalypse of Elijah Joseph and Aseneth Thallus

1 Enoch History of Joseph Theodotus

2 Enoch Prayer of Joseph Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

3 Enoch Jubilees Apocalypse of Zephaniah

Dead Sea Scrolls 

Philo of Alexandria – see Introduction to Philo

On the Creation On the Migration of Abraham On the Virtues

Allegorical Interpretation, I Who is the Heir of Divine Things? On Rewards and Punishments

Allegorical Interpretation, II On Mating Every Good Man is Free

Allegorical Interpretation, III On Flight and Finding On the Contemplative Life

On the Cherubim On the Change of Names On the Eternity of the World

On the Birth of Abel On Dreams Flaccus

Worse is Wont to Attack Better On Abraham Hypothetica: Apology for the Jews

On the Posterity of Cain and His Exile On Joseph On Providence: Fragment I

On the Giants On the Life of Moses, I On Providence: Fragment II

On the Unchangableness of God On the Life of Moses, II On the Embassy to Gaius

On Husbandry The Decalogue Questions and Answers on Genesis, I

Concerning Noah’s Work as a Planter The Special Laws, I Questions and Answers on Genesis, II

On Drunkenness The Special Laws, II Questions and Answers on Genesis, III

On Sobriety The Special Laws, III Appendix 1: Concerning the World

On the Confusion of Tongues The Special Laws, IV Appendix 2: Fragments

Flavius Josephus – see Introduction to Josephus

Antiquities Book I Antiquities Book XI Wars Book I

Antiquities Book II Antiquities Book XII Wars Book II

Antiquities Book III Antiquities Book XIII Wars Book III

Antiquities Book IV Antiquities Book XIV Wars Book IV

Antiquities Book V Antiquities Book XV Wars Book V

Antiquities Book VI Antiquities Book XVI Wars Book VI

Antiquities Book VII Antiquities Book XVII Wars Book VII

Antiquities Book VIII Antiquities Book XVIII Life of Josephus

Antiquities Book IX Antiquities Book XIX Against Apion Book I

Antiquities Book X Antiquities Book XX Against Apion Book II


Early Jewish Writings is the most complete collection of Jewish documents from antiquity with translations.

New Testament — Apocrypha — Gnostics — Church Fathers — 30-60 Passion Narrative

40-80 Lost Sayings Gospel Q

50-60 1 Thessalonians

50-60 Philippians

50-60 Galatians

50-60 1 Corinthians

50-60 2 Corinthians

50-60 Romans

50-60 Philemon

50-80 Colossians

50-90 Signs Gospel

50-95 Book of Hebrews

50-120 Didache

50-140 Gospel of Thomas

50-140 Oxyrhynchus 1224 Gospel

50-150 Apocalypse of Adam

50-150 Eugnostos the Blessed

50-200 Sophia of Jesus Christ

65-80 Gospel of Mark

70-100 Epistle of James

70-120 Egerton Gospel

70-160 Gospel of Peter

70-160 Secret Mark

70-200 Fayyum Fragment

70-200 Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs

73-200 Mara Bar Serapion

80-100 2 Thessalonians

80-100 Ephesians

80-100 Gospel of Matthew

80-110 1 Peter

80-120 Epistle of Barnabas

80-130 Gospel of Luke

80-130 Acts of the Apostles

80-140 1 Clement

80-150 Gospel of the Egyptians

80-150 Gospel of the Hebrews

80-250 Christian Sibyllines

90-95 Revelation

90-120 Gospel of John

90-120 1 John

90-120 2 John

90-120 3 John

90-120 Epistle of Jude

93 Flavius Josephus

100-150 1 Timothy

100-150 2 Timothy

100-150 Titus

100-150 Apocalypse of Peter

100-150 Secret Book of James

100-150 Preaching of Peter

100-160 Gospel of the Ebionites

100-160 Gospel of the Nazoreans

100-160 Shepherd of Hermas

100-160 2 Peter

100-200 Odes of Solomon

100-200 Gospel of Eve

100-230 Thunder, Perfect Mind

101-220 Book of Elchasai

105-115 Ignatius of Antioch

110-140 Polycarp to the Philippians

110-140 Papias

110-160 Oxyrhynchus 840 Gospel

110-160 Traditions of Matthias

111-112 Pliny the Younger

115 Suetonius

115 Tacitus

120-130 Quadratus of Athens

120-130 Apology of Aristides

120-140 Basilides

120-140 Naassene Fragment

120-160 Valentinus

120-180 Apocryphon of John

120-180 Gospel of Mary

120-180 Dialogue of the Savior

120-180 Gospel of the Savior

120-180 2nd Apocalypse of James

120-180 Trimorphic Protennoia

120-180 Gospel of Perfection

120-200 Genna Marias

130-140 Marcion

130-150 Aristo of Pella

130-160 Epiphanes On Righteousness

130-160 Ophite Diagrams

130-160 2 Clement

130-170 Gospel of Judas

130-200 Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus

140-150 Epistula Apostolorum 

140-160 Ptolemy

140-160 Isidore

140-170 Fronto

140-170 Infancy Gospel of James

140-170 Infancy Gospel of Thomas

140-180 Gospel of Truth

150-160 Martyrdom of Polycarp

150-160 Justin Martyr

150-180 Excerpts of Theodotus

150-180 Heracleon

150-200 Ascension of Isaiah

150-200 Interpretation of Knowledge

150-200 Testimony of Truth

150-200 Acts of Peter

150-200 Acts of John

150-200 Acts of Paul

150-200 Acts of Andrew

150-225 Acts of Peter and the Twelve

150-225 Book of Thomas the Contender

150-250 Paraphrase of Shem

150-250 Fifth and Sixth Books of Esra

150-300 Authoritative Teaching

150-300 Coptic Apocalypse of Paul

150-300 Prayer of the Apostle Paul

150-300 Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth

150-300 Melchizedek

150-350 Preaching of Paul

150-350 Epistle to the Laodiceans

150-350 Questions of Mary

150-350 Allogenes, the Stranger

150-350 Hypsiphrone

150-350 Valentinian Exposition

150-350 Act of Peter

150-360 Concept of Our Great Power

150-400 Acts of Pilate

150-400 Anti-Marcionite Prologues

150-400 Dialogue Between John and Jesus

160-170 Tatian’s Address to the Greeks

160-180 Claudius Apollinaris

160-180 Apelles

160-180 Julius Cassianus

160-250 Octavius of Minucius Felix

161-180 Acts of Carpus

165-175 Melito of Sardis

165-175 Hegesippus

165-175 Dionysius of Corinth

165-175 Lucian of Samosata

167 Marcus Aurelius

170-175 Diatessaron

170-200 Dura-Europos Gospel Harmony

170-200 Muratorian Canon

170-200 Treatise on the Resurrection

170-220 Letter of Peter to Philip

170-230 Thought of Norea

175-180 Athenagoras of Athens

175-185 Irenaeus of Lyons

175-185 Rhodon

175-185 Theophilus of Caesarea

175-190 Galen

178 Celsus

178 Letter from Vienna and Lyons

180 Passion of the Scillitan Martyrs

180-185 Theophilus of Antioch

180-185 Acts of Apollonius

180-220 Bardesanes

180-220 Kerygmata Petrou

180-230 Hippolytus of Rome

180-230 Sentences of Sextus

180-250 1st Apocalypse of James

180-250 Gospel of Philip

182-202 Clement of Alexandria

185-195 Maximus of Jerusalem

185-195 Polycrates of Ephesus

188-217 Talmud

189-199 Victor I

190-210 Pantaenus

190-230 Second Discourse of Great Seth

193 Anonymous Anti-Montanist

193-216 Inscription of Abercius

197-220 Tertullian

200-210 Serapion of Antioch

200-210 Apollonius

200-220 Caius

200-220 Philostratus

200-225 Acts of Thomas

200-230 Ammonius of Alexandria

200-230 Zostrianos

200-230 Three Steles of Seth

200-230 Exegesis on the Soul

200-250 Didascalia

200-250 Books of Jeu

200-300 Pistis Sophia

200-300 Tripartite Tractate

200-300 Hypostasis of the Archons

200-300 Prayer of Thanksgiving

200-300 Coptic Apocalypse of Peter

200-330 Apostolic Church Order

200-350 Holy Book of the Great Invisible Spirit

200-450 Monarchian Prologues

203 Acts of Perpetua and Felicitas

203-250 Origen

210-245 Lucian of Antioch

217-222 Callistus

230-265 Dionysius of Alexandria

230-268 Firmilian of Caesarea

240-260 Commodian

246-258 Cyprian

250-274 Gospel of Mani

250-300 Teachings of Silvanus

250-300 Excerpt from the Perfect Discourse

250-350 Coptic Apocalypse of Elijah

250-400 Apocalypse of Paul

251-253 Pope Cornelius

251-258 Novatian

254-257 Pope Stephen

259-268 Dionysius of Rome

260-280 Theognostus

265-282 Gregory Thaumaturgus

269-274 Pope Felix

270-310 Victorinus of Pettau

270-312 Methodius

270-330 Marsanes

270-330 On the Origin of the World

270-350 De Recta in Deum Fide

280-300 Hesychius

280-310 Pierius

280-310 Pamphilus of Caesarea

297-310 Arnobius of Sicca

300-311 Peter of Alexandria

300-320 Pseudo-Clementine Homilies

300-340 Eusebius of Caesarea

300-350 Manichean Acts of Leucius Charinus

300-390 Letters of Paul and Seneca

300-400 Apocalypse of Thomas

300-400 Freer Logion

300-600 Gospel of Gamaliel

303-316 Lactantius

310-334 Reticius of Autun

320-380 Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions