Biblical History and Contemporary Literature

general resources        
         
         
 
         
First Century B.C.E-C.E. background material (Jewish)        
         
         
   
         
Traditional Rabbinic Jewish Sources        
         
         
       
         
early Christian writings and later Church history        
         
         
         
     
         
Ancient Near Eastern writings        
         
         
         
   
         
classical Greek sources        
         
         
         
classical Roman sources        
         
         
         
sectarian and heretical literature Gnosticism & Jewish mysticism