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Tractate Sanhedrin, Herbert Danby tr. [1919], at

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A Series of texts important for the study of Christian origins, by various authors


The Rev. W. O. E. OESTERLEY, D.D.


The Rev. CANON G. H. BOX, M.A.

THE object of the Series is to provide short, cheap, and handy text-books for students, either working by themselves or in classes. The aim is to furnish in translations important texts unencumbered by commentary or elaborate notes, which can be had in larger works.

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Palestinian-Jewish and Cognate Texts


1. Jewish Documents of the Time of Ezra. A. E. Cowley, Litt.D., Sub-Librarian of the Bodleian Library, Oxford.

2. The Wisdom of Ben-Sira (Ecclesiasticus). The Rev. W. O. E. Oesterley, D.D., Vicar of St. Alban's, Bedford Park, W.; Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of London.

3. The Book of Enoch. The Rev. R. H. Charles, D.D., Canon of Westminster.

4. The Book of Jubilees. The Rev. Canon Charles.

5. The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. The Rev. Canon Charles.

6. The Odes and Psalms of Solomon. The Rev. G. H. Box, M.A., Rector of Sutton, Beds., Hon. Canon of St. Albans.

7. The Ascension of Isaiah. The Rev. Canon Charles.

8. The Apocalypse of Ezra (ii. Esdras). The Rev. Canon Box.

9. The Apocalypse of Baruch. The Rev. Canon Charles.

10. The Apocalypse of Abraham. The Rev. Canon Box.

11. The Testaments of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The Rev. Canon Box and S. Gazelee.

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FIRST SERIES--continued

12. The Assumption of Moses. The Rev. W. J. Ferrar, M.A., Vicar of Holy Trinity, East Finchley.

13. The Biblical Antiquities of Philo. M. R. James, LittḌ., F.B.A., Hon. Litt.D., Dublin, Hon. LL.D. St. Andrews, Provost of King's College, Cambridge.

14. Lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament. M. R. James, Litt.D.


Hellenistic-Jewish Texts

1. The Wisdom of Solomon. The Rev. Dr. Oesterley.

2. The Sibylline Oracles (Books iii--v). The Rev. H. N. Bate, M.A., Vicar of Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, W.; Examining Chaplain to the Bishop of London.

3. The Letter of Aristeas. H. St. John Thackeray, M.A., King's College, Cambridge.

4. Selections from Philo. J. H. A. Hart, M.A.

5. Selections from Josephus. H. St. J. Thackeray, M.A.

6. The Third and Fourth Books of Maccabees. The Rev. C. W. Emmet, B.D., Vicar of West Hendred, Berks.

7. The Book of Joseph and Asenath. Translated from the Greek text by E. W. Brooks.

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Palestinian-Jewish and Cognate Texts


*1. Pirqe Aboth. The Rev. Dr. Oesterley.

 2. Berakhoth. The Rev. A. Lukyn Williams, D.D.

*3. Yoma. The Rev. Canon Box.

*4. Shabbath. The Rev. Dr. Oesterley.

*5. Sanhedrin. Rev. H. Danby.

*6. Ḳimḥi's Commentary on the Psalms (Book I, Selections). The Rev. R. G. Finch, B.D.

7. Tamid

10. Sopherim

13. Taanith

8. Aboda Zara

11. Megilla

14. Megillath

9. Middoth

12. Sukka


* It is proposed to publish these texts first by way of experiment. If the Series should so far prove successful the others will follow.


Jewish Literature and Christian Origins:

Vol. I. The Apocalyptic Literature.

  "  II. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical Judaism.

By the Revs. Dr. Oesterley and Canon Box.

Jewish Uncanonical Writings: A popular Introduction. By the Rev. W. J. Ferrar.