Last updated: December 20, 2016

4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism

Apocrypha  
Coins
Dead Sea Scrolls
Elephantine Inscriptions
Josephus
Judaism
Philo
Pseudepigrapha
Rabbinic Materials
Samaritan Studies
Septuagint Studies
Targum Studies

  The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism. Edited by John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow. Review by Siam Bhayro in Review of Biblical Literature.
New Approaches to the Study of Biblical Interpretation in Judaism of the Second Temple Period and in Early Christianity. Edited by Gary A. Anderson, Ruth A. Clements, and David Satran. Review by William A. Tooman in Review of Biblical Literature.


4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism.

Apocrypha of the Old Testament

Last updated February 5, 2015

1 Esdras  Introduction by David Clines
1 Esdras: Introduction and Commentary on the Greek Text in Codex Vaticanus. By Michael F. Bird. Review by Bob Becking in Review of Biblical Literature.
1 Esdras.  Introduction and comments by Ralph W. Klein for the Access Bible.
Was 1 Esdras First? An Investigation into the Priority and Nature of 1 Esdras. Edited by Lisbeth S. Fried. Reviews by Erik Eynikel and Andrew Steinmann in Review of Biblical Literature.
2 Esdras. King James Translation
1 Maccabees  Introduction and Translation from New American Bible
The Book of Maccabees: History, Theology, Ideology.  Edited by Geza G. Xeravits and Jozsef Zsengeller. Review by Pierre Keith in Review of Biblical Literature.
2 Maccabees Introduction and Translation from New American Bible
3 Maccabees Revised Standard Version
4 Maccabees translation
Baruch
Bel and the Dragon (Daniel)
Bel and the Dragon.  Translation from New American Bible = Daniel 14
Chart of the Various Books of Ezra.
Defending the Deuterocanonicals.  By James Akin
Early Christian Writings:  NT, Apocrypha, Gnostics, and Church Fathers
Judith  Introduction and Translation from New American Bible
A Pious Seductress: Studies in the Composition of Judith. By Geza G. Xeravits. Review by Francis M. Macatangay in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
Letter of Aristeas
The Life of Adam and Eve:  The Biblical Story in Judaism and Christianity.   By Gary A. Anderson and Michael E. Stone
The Messages of the Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Jews An essay by Ralph W. Klein for the Festschrift of Norman Habel.
Online Deuterocanonicals and Apocrypha
Prayer of Manasseh. King James Version
Sirach  Introduction and Translation from New American Bible
Sirach Website by Franz Böhmisch
The Book of Ben Sira--provides access to Medieval Hebrew manuscripts
Susanna  Translation from New American Bible = Daniel 13
Susanna.  Revised Standard Version
Susanna: The Good, the Bold, and the Beautiful: The Story of Susanna and its Renaissance Interpretations. By Dan W. Clanton.  Reviews by Heerak Christian Kim and Robert Doran in Review of Biblical Literature.
Tobit  Introduction and translation from New American Bible
Wisdom of Solomon.  Resources from Text this Week.
Wisdom of Solomon.  Introduction and Translation from New American Bible

 

 

Coins

Last updated: May 10, 2013

Ancient Numismatics on the Web
The Beginnings of Empire, 168-127 BCE.
Biblical Cities and Coins  By Ferrell Jenkins.
Coin Project.  Free, collaborative, non-commercial numismatic research
Coins of Pontius Pilate.  By Jean-Philippe Fontanille
Dave's Ancient Coins Page
Handbook of Biblical Numismatics.  By Mel Wacks
Jerusalem Through Coins. 
Judaean Coins Archive. This is a terrific site, well indexed.
The Menorah Coin Project
Numismatic Research Coin Project.com

 

 

  Dead Sea Scrolls

Last updated August 30, 2015

  Aerial view of Qumran. Click to enlarge thumbnail


4QInstruction. By Matthew J. Goff. Reviews by Kenneth Atkinson and Jeffrey P. Garcia in Review of Biblical Literature,
4Q Pesher Nahum and the Teacher of Righteousness.  By Gregory L. Doudna.  From the Bible and Interpretation Website.   The teacher is Hyrcanus II.  Also by Doudna:  4Q Pesher Nahum:  Critical Edition.  Reviews by Kenneth R. Atkinson and by Ian Werrett in Review of Biblical Literature
Aerial Photographs of Qumran
Ancient Historians and the Essenes
Ancient Treasures and the Dead Sea Scrolls.  An online museum exhibition sponsored by the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.  Excerpts from a book by Jodi Magness.  Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson and by Rami Arav in Review of Biblical Literature
Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls. By John J. Collins. Review by Philip R. Davies in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Second Princeton Symposium on Judaism and Christian Origins. Edited by James H. Charlesworth. Review by Matthew Goff in Review of Biblical Literature.
Biblical Interpretation at Qumran.  By Matthias Henze.  German Review by Tobias Nicklas and English review by Bilha Nitzan in Review of Biblical Literature and by Gale A. Yee in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
"The Biblical Qumran Scrolls: Transcriptions and Textual Variants. By Eugene Ulrich. Review by Andrew B. Perrin in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures and by Aaron D. Rubin in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Cambridge Digital Library: The Cairo Genizah Collection



Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Canadian Collection. Edited by Peter W. Flint, Jean Duhaime, and Kyung S. Baek. Review by David M. Maas in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Copper Scroll and the Search for the Temple Treasure. By Hershel Shanks. Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Courtyards of the House of the Lord: Studies in the Temple Scroll. By Lawrence Schiffman. Review by Dwight D. Swanson in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
David Bajot's Scrolls Page.  Photographs, maps, links.
Dead Sea Scrolls  Introduction to the scrolls, map of the Dead Sea area, and other information, Library of Congress Exhibit from 1993
The Dead Sea Scrolls. By Peter W. Flint. Reviews by George J. Brooke and Daniel K. Falk in Review of Biblical Literature
The Dead Sea Scrolls: A biography. By John J. Collins. Review by Eileen Schuller in Review of Biblical Literature
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible. By James C. VanerKam. Review by Don Garlington in Review of Biblical Literature.
Dead Sea Scrolls Fact Sheet.  By Edward M. Cook
Dead Sea Scrolls and Other Hebrew MSS Project   Site maintained by Norman Golb and Michael Wise of the University of Chicago



The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible. By James C. VanderKam. Review by Robert C. Kashow in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
The Dead Sea Scrolls for a New Millennium. By Phillip R. Callaway. Review by Stephen Reed in Review of Biblical Literature.
Dead Sea Scrolls Texts Available Online.  Texts and Translations.  University of Pennsylvania
The Dead Sea Scrolls:  What Have We Learned?  By Eileen M. Schuler.  Reviev by Jean Duhaime in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures
The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls. Fantastic photographs of some of the most important scrolls.
The Dorot Foundation Dead Sea Scrolls Information and Study Center (digitized copies of Aleppo Codex, Temple Scroll, and Great Isaiah Scroll)
The Enigma of Qumran.  By Yaron Ben-Ami.  From the Bible and Interpretation Website
The Fortress at Qumran: A History of Interpretation. By Robert R. Cargill on Bible and Interpretation Website.
The Great Isaiah Scroll from Qumran
"Has Every Book of the Bible been Found Among the Dead Sea Scrolls?" By Sidnie White Crawford.



The House of the Lord: A Study of the Temple Scroll Columns 29:3b-47:18. By Magnus Riska. Review by George J. Brooke in Review of Biblical Literature.
Inventory of Manuscripts from Qumran
Israel Mosaic  Summary history of Qumran and description of the Qumran sect.
"Jannaeus, His Brother Absalom, and Judah the Essene."  By Stephen Goranson.
John Marco Allegro:  the Maverick of the Dead Sea Scrolls.  By Judith Anne Brown.  Reviews by Jason Kalman and Tobias Nicklas in
Review of biblical Literatue.
Khirbet Qumran on the Web
Lawrence H. Schiffman, editor: Dead Sea Scrolls
Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library
 
Mitchell Hoselton web site  Comprehensive and well-organized site.  The place to start.
Moeller, Fred:  Isaiah Scrolls from Qumran



The "Mysteries" of Qumran: Mystery, Secrecy, and Esotericism in the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Samuel I. Thomas. Reviews by Stephen Reed and Carol Newsom in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Mystical Texts:  Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice and Related Manuscripts. By Philip S. Alexander.  Review by Samuel Thomas in Review of Biblical Literature.
Nordic Network in Qumran Studies
On the Insignificance and the Abuse of the Copper Scroll. By Robert R. Cargill. Bible and Interpretation Website.
The Open Scrolls Project.  Aims to bring the Dead Sea Scrolls Online.
Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls  Run by the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  A comprehensive site.  Generally considered the best site for the scrolls.
Outline of Objects and Topics from the Scrolls from the Dead Sea.  An Exhibit from the Library of Congress
The Parabiblical Texts: Strategies for Extending the Scriptures among the Dead Sea Scrolls. By Daniel K. Falk. Reviews by Matthew Goff and Lee Martin McDonald in Review of Biblical Literature.
Patriarchs who Worry about their Wives:  A Haggadic Tendency in the Genesis Apocryphon.  By George Nickelsburg
The Peculiar Prayer of 4QPsAp (4Q448).  By Ken Penner.



The Pesher Nahum Scroll from Qumran:  An Exegetical Study of 4Q169.  By Shani L. Berrin.  Review by Gregory Doudna in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Pesharim and Qumran History:  Chaos or Consensus?  By James H. Charlesworth.  Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson, Shani Berrin, and by Gregory L. Doudna in Review of Biblical Literature
The Prohibition of the Habitation of Women:  The Temple Scrolls' Attitude Toward Sexual Impurity and its Biblical Precedents.  By Sara Japhet.  JANES 1993.
Reading and Re-reading Scripture at Qumran. By Moshe J. Bernstein. Review by Carol A. Newsom in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Temple Scroll and Related Documents. Edited by James H. Charlesworth. Review by Robert C. Kashow in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
Qumran and Jerusalem: Studies in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the History of Judaism. By Larence H. Schiffman. Reviews by Sidnie White Crawford and Matthew A. Collins in Review of Biblical Literature.
Qumran Cave 1 Revisited: Texts from Cave 1 Sixty Years after their Discovery.
  Qumran from Bible Places.com
Qumran in Context:  Reassessing the Archeological Evidence.  By Yizhar Hirschfeld.  Review by Jodi Magness in Review of Biblical Literature.
Qumran, The Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Archaeological Interpretations and Debates. Edited by Katharina Galor, Jean-Baptiste Humbert, and Jürgen Zangenberg.  Review by Kenneth Atkinson in Review of Biblical Literature.
Qumran Studies: New Approaches, New Questions. Edited by Michael Thomas Davis and Brent A. Strawn. Review by Heinz-Josef Fabry in Review of Biblical Literature.



  Qumran Visualization Project. 
Qumranica.  A Blog on Qumran by James R. Davila
Reading the Dead Sea Scrolls: Essays in Method. By George Brooke. Review by Carol A. Newsom in Review of Biblical Literature.
Redating the Dead Sea Scroll Deposits at Qumran:  The Legacy of an Error in Archaeological Interpretation.  By Gregory Doudna.  Bible and Interpretation website.  Claims nothing in Qumran later than 1c BCE.
Rediscovering the Dead Sea Scrolls: An Assessment of Old and New Approaches and Methods. Edited by Maxine L. Grossman. Review by Laura Quick in Review of Biblical Literature and by Russell D. Taylor, Jr. in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
Rethinking Rewritten Scripture: Composition and Exegesis in the 4QReworked Pentateuch. By Molly M. Zahn. Review by Martin G. Abegg, Jr. in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
Rewriting Scipture in Second Temple Times. By Sidney White Crawford. Review by Stephen A. Reed in Review of Biblical Literature.
"The Rewritten Bible at Qumran." By Sidnie White Crawford.
Le Rouleau du cuivre de la grotte 3 de Qumran (3Q15): Expertise-Restauration-Epigraphie. Ed. by Jean-Michel Poffet, Daniel Brizemeure, Noel Lacoudre, and Émile Puech. Reviews by Brian Schultz and Samuel Thomas in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Scepter and the Star: Messianism in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. By John J. Collins. Review by Erik Eynikel in Review of Biblical Literature.
Scrolls from the Dead Sea  A Library of Congress Exhibit



Secrets of the Cave of Letters:  Rediscovering a Dead Sea Mystery.  By Richard A. Freund.  Review by Bilha Nitzan in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Serekh Texts. By Sarianna Metso. Review by Eric F. Mason in Review of Biblical Literature.
Shrine of the Book  The official museum for the scrolls in Israel.  Includes a Frequently-Asked-Questions page
Some Notes on the Archaeological Context of Qumran in the Light of Recent Publications  By David Stacey.  Bible and Interpretation website
Tabor, James:  Archaeology and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit at Cambridge University  Manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah
The War Texts:  1 QM and Related Manuscripts.  By Jean Duhaime.  Review by Annette Steudel in Review of Biblical Literature
Web Site of Peter Flint. Co-author, with James VanderKam, of the recent
The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
What is the Importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls  History of discovery, content, importance.  Created by Will Varner on Christian Answers.Net
The Wiles of the Wicked Woman 4Q184
Women in the Damascus Document.  By Cecilia Wassen.  Review by Devorah Dimant in Review of Biblical Literature.

Elephantine Inscriptions

Last updated:  June 13, 2009

The Aramaic and Egyptian Legal Traditions at Elephantine. By Alejandro F. Botta. Review by Margaretha Folmer in Review of Biblical Literature.
Elephantine:  From Wikipedia
Das religiöse Leben der Juden von Elep;hantine in der Achämenidenzit. By Anke Joisten-Pruschke. Review in English by Robert A. Kugler in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Story of Ahikar--Grand Vizier of Assyria

 

Josephus

Last updated:  June 12, 2009

  Books and Articles on Josephus
The Christ Passage in Josephus.  By Solomon Zeitlin. First published 1928.
Credibility of Josephus.  By Magen Broshi of the Israel Museum.
Flavius Josephus Home Page.  Maintained by G. J. Goldberg Texts, charts, commentary, and links.
Josephus:  Antiquities of the Jews  Whiston translation.
Josephus from Wikipedia
The Levites in Josephus.  By Christopher Begg.  Response by Louis H. Feldman
The Life of Josephus--Autobiography
Online Text for Josephus.  From Early Jewish Writings Website.  Another access point to Whiston Translation
PACE:  Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement  Josephus and much more.
The Religion of Flavius Josephus.  By James A. Montgomery.  First published in 1920-1921.

Judaism

Early Judaism: A Comprehensive Overview. Edited by John J. Collins and Daniel C. Harlow. Review by David Maas in Review of Biblical Literature.
Schiffman, Lawrence H. The Jews in Late Antiquity. e-book
Schiffman, Lawrence H. Challenge and Transformation: Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism. e-book

Philo 20 BCE to 50 CE

Last updated June 12, 2009

Online Text for Philo of Alexandria  Translation by M. R. James 1917
Philo of Alexandria Blog
Philo:  Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philo Online:  An E-Journal
Resource Page for Philo of Alexandria

 

Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament

Last updated:  September 18, 2012

The Online Critical Pseudepigrapha

Academy for Ancient Texts  Translations from many religions and countries, including Judaism
 Apocalypse of Abraham
 Apocalypse of Adam  Translated by George W. MacRae
 Apocalypse of Moses.
 Apocalypse of Zephaniah
 Apocryphon of Ezekiel
 Ascension of Isaiah
 Assumption (or Testament) of Moses.
Assumption (or Testament) of Moses
Book of Enoch.  Translation by R. H. Charles



The Book of Enoch, trans. by Robert Henry Charles 
Book of Enoch.  Charles Translation.
Book of Enoch:  Sample Page and Introductory Comments
 Book of the Apocalypse of Baruch (2 Baruch)
The Books of Adam and Eve  R. H. Charles
Damascus Document (Fragments of a Zadokite Work) Robert Kraft
Damascus Document at Qumran
Damascus Document R. H. Charles
Did Christians Write Old Testament Pseudepigrapha that Appear to be Jewish?  By James R. Davila
Early Judaism: Text and Documents on Faith and Piety. 2nd edition. By George W. E. Nickelsburg and Michael E. Stone. Reviews by David M. Maas and Gerbern Oegema inReview of Biblical Literature.



Enoch, Levi, and Jubilees on Sexuality: Attitudes toward Sexuality in the Early Enoch Literature, the Aramaic Levi Document, and the Book of Jubilees. By William Loader. Review by Jessica Tinklenberg deVega in Review of Biblical Literature.
Enoch Literature.  James C. VanderKam  1 and 2 Enoch
IV Maccabees.  Text of this important apocryphal work.
Greek Apocalypse of Baruch (3 Baruch)
Helps for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha  (in German).
Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism  A site developed by Andrei Orlov of Marquette University that shows the influence of Jewish Pseudepigrapha and the Merkabah tradition on Eastern mysticism
Joseph and Aseneth. Translation by David Cook
Jubilees  R. H. Charles translation
Jubilees, Book of, Introduction and More Introductory Comments
Abraham in the Book of Jubilees: The Rewriting of Genesis 11:26-25:10 in the Book of Jubilees 11:14-23:8. By Jacques T. A. G. M. van Ruiten. Review by John Endres inReview of Biblical Literature.



Letter of Aristeas
Letter of Jeremiah.
 Life of Adam and Eve--Electronic Version  By Gary Anderson and Michael Stone
Life of Adam and Eve.  Essay by Gary Anderson and Michael Stone.
Life of Adam and Eve Greek Version = Apocalypse of Moses
Life of Adam and Eve.  Slavonic Version Translation by R. H. Charles
Martyrdom of Isaiah  Online version from R. H. Charles.
Melchizedek.  Translation by Giversen and Pearson
Methodological Reflections on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha.  By James R. Davila, 2002
Odes of Solomon  By R. H. Charles



The Odes of Solomon. Hermeneia Commentary by Michael Lattke. Review by Majella Franzman in Review of Biblical Literature.
Old Testament Pseudepigrapha--University of St. Andrews
Online Critical Pseudepigrapha from the Society of Biblical Literature  Access to documents in their original languages
The Provenance of the Pseudepigrapha:  Jewish, Christian, or Other?  By James R. Davila.  Review by Sabrina Inowlocki and by Johann Cook in Review of Biblical Literature
Psalms of Solomon
Psalms of Solomon:  Introductory Notes by D. Jongkind
The Psalms of Solomon:  A Critical Edition of the Greek Text. By Robert Wright.  Review by Kenneth Atkinson in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
Pseudepigraphy and Group Formation in Second Temple Judaism.  By John J. Collins
2 Baruch.  Translation by R. H. Charles
2 Baruch:  Online Pseudepigrapha Project



2 Enoch  By R. H. Charles
Sibylline Oracles
Slavonic Life of Adam and Eve.
The Slavonic Pseudepigrapha Project:  Introduction, Bibliographies, Texts, and Translations Theology Department, Marquette
Story of Ahikar
Story of Ahikar
Testament of Abraham
Testament of Abraham
Testament of Adam
Testament of Job.  Translated by M. R. James in 1897.



Testament of Solomon  Translated by F. C. Conybeare
Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs  By R. H. Charles
3 Baruch or Greek Apocalypse of Baruch. By R. H. Charles
3 Baruch: Greek-Slavonic Apocalypse of Baruch. By Alexander Kulik. Review by Daniel C. Harlow in Review of Biblical Literature.
3 Maccabees
Visions of Amran:  Online Pseudepigrapha Project


 

Rabbinic Materials

Last updated:  June 21, 2014

The Babylonian Talmud.  Translated by Michael L. Rodkinson.
The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature. Edited by Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert and Martin S. Jaffee. Reviews by Joshua Schwartz and Daniel R. Schwartz in Review of Biblical Literature.
Cantillation/accent marks in Hebrew Bible explained.  With musical tones.
The Culture of the Babylonian Talmud.  By Jeffrey L. Rubenstein.  Review by Joshua Kulp in Review of Biblical Literature
Digital Mishnah
The Formation of the Babylonian Talmud. By David Weiss Halivni. Review by Joshua Ezra Burns in Review of Biblical Literature
Genesis Rabba.  Midrash on the Book of Genesis.
Introduction to the Mishnah
The Legends of the Jews (legends volumes only) by Louis Ginzberg, trans. by Henrietta Szold and Paul Radin, contrib. by Isaac Husik (Gutenberg texts). Another translation from "Earth's Ancient History."
Masorah to the Hebrew Bible Explained
Midrash Bibliography
Mikra'ot Gedalot.  Sample page from Rabbinic Bible  Hyperlinks explain various sections.
Mishnah Home Page Sample page from the Mishnah
Rambam's Commentary on the Torah  Rabbi Moses ben Nahman 1194-1270
Rambi:  Index to Articles on Jewish Subjects
Rashi:  Encyclopedia Britannica 1911
Rashi  Access to the text of Rashi via Project Gutenberg.  By Maurice Liber; translated by Adele Szold.
Rashi's Commentary on the Torah Rashi = Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac 1040-1105
Rashi, king of commentators
Soncino Babylonian Talmud Translation into English
Talmud arranged by category
Talmud Home Page A graphical depiction of a page from the Talmud.
Talmud page translated:  Megillah 24a
Targum Jonathan to the Torah
Targum Onkelos to the Torah

Samaritan Studies

Last updated  April 1, 2015

Differences in the Samaritan Pentateuch
The Israelite Samaritan Version of the Torah: First English Translation Compared with the Masoretic Version. Edited by Benyamin Tsedaka and Sharon Sullivan. Review by James R. Blankenship in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Israelite Samaritans
Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of their Early Relations. By Gary N. Knoppers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Review by Ralph W. Klein in Currents in Theology and Mission and by Jürgen Zangenberg in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Origin of the Samaritans. By Magnar Kartveit. Review by Thomas Hieke in Review of Biblical Literature and by Reinhard Pummer in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
The Samaritan Pentateuch: An Introduction to its Origin, History, and Significance for Biblical Studies. By Robert T. Anderson and Terry Giles. Reviews by Magnar Kartveit and Reinhard Pummer in Review of Biblical Literature.
Samaritan Pentateuch from Wikipedia  
Tradition Kept:  The Literature of the Samaritans By Robert T. Anderson and Terry Giles.  Review by Alex Jassen in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
The Samaritans Home Page


Septuagint

Last updated: February 5, 2015

I Esdras:  A Text Critical Commentary.  By Zipora Talshir.  Atlanta:  Society of Biblical Literature, 2001. Review by Ralph W. Klein in JNES 64 (2005): 59-60.
1 Esdras:  From Origin to TranslationBy Zipora Talshir. Atlanta:  Society of Biblical Literature, 2000. Review by Ralph W. Klein in JNES 62 (2003):226-227.
Centre for Septuagint Studies and Textual Criticism (Leuven)
Codex Sinaiticus Digitalized
Computer Assisted Tools for Septuagint Scriptural Study (Robert Kraft)
Demetrios:  A Database of Septuagint Greek  Universities of Southhampton and Reading
FAQ on the Septuagint  By Peter Ballard.
Finding Meaning in the Text: Translation Technique and Theology in the Septuagint of Amos. By W. Edward Glenny. Review by Francis Dalrymple-Hamilton in Review of Biblical Literature.
Goodspeed Manuscript Collection from the University of Chicago
A Greek-English Lexicon of the Septuagint. By T. Muraoka. Review by Frederick W. Danker in Review of Biblical Literature.



Greek New Testament Gateway (Mark Goodacre):  Septuagint
"Have you Seen, Son of Man?" A Study of the Translation and Vorlage of LXX Exekiel 40-48. By Daniel O'Hare. 2010. Review by  William Tooman in Review of Biblical Literatures.
Hexapla Institute.  Plans to publish a new edition of the Hexapla
International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
An Introduction to the Old Testament in Greek by Henry Barclay Swete. Cumbersome to use.
Invitation to the Septuagint. By Moises Silva and Karen Jobes. Review by James Barr and response by the authors in Review of Biblical Literature.
John William Wevers Institute for Septuagint Studies at Trinity Western University.
Letter of Aristeas (text).  Translation by R. H. Charles
New English Translation of the Septuagint
A New English Translation of the Septuagint and the Other Greek Translations Traditionally Included under that Title. Edited by Albert Pietersma and Benjamin G. Wright III. Review in German by Wolfgang Kraus in
Review of Biblical Literature.



Of Kings and Reigns: A Study of Translation Technique in the Gamma/Gamma Section of  3 Reigns (1 Kings). By Andrzej S. Turkanik. Review by Johann Cook in Review of Biblical Literature and by Philippe Hugo in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures.
The OG and Th Versions of Daniel. By R. Timothy McLay. Review by Leonard Greenspoon in Review of Biblical Literature.
Old Testament Quotations in Hebrews: Studies in their Textual and Contextual Background. By Georg A. Walser. Review by Brian C. Small in Review of Biblical Literature.
Secondary Parallelism: A Study of Translation Technique in LXX Proverbs. By Gerhard Tauberschmidt. Reviews by Anna Soumeka and Michael V. Fox in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Septuagint.  By Jennifer Dines.  Reviewed by Frank Shaw in Review of Biblical Literature
The Septuagint as Christian Scripture:  Its Prehistory and the Problem of Canon.  By Martin Hengel.  Review by Kristin de Troyer in Review of Biblical Literature.
The Septuagint in English:  Brenton translation 1851.
Septuagint LXX. An online version of the Septuagint
Septuagint Version of the Old Testament with an English Translation  Samuel Bagster 1794
Septuagint Research.  Issues and Challenges in the Study of the Greek Jewish Scriptures.  Edited by Wolfgang Kraus and R. Glenn Wooden.  Society of Biblical Literature Septuagint and Cognate Studies 53.  Atlanta:  Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. Review by Ralph W. Klein in JNES  2011
Septuaginta-Unternehmen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen



Society of Biblical Literature Commentary on the Septuagint
X. Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies.  Oslo, 1998.  Edited by Bernard A. Taylor (SBLSCS; Atlanta;  Society of Biblical Literature, 2001).  Review by Ralph W. Klein in JNES   64 (2005): 60-61.
Text-Critical and Hermeneutical Studies in the Pentateuch. Edited by Johann Cook and Hermann-Josef Stipp. Review by Ken M. Penner in Review of Biblical Literature.
Text History of the Greek Leviticus.  By John Wevers.  Göttingen:  Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1986. Review by Ralph W. Klein in JBL 107 (1988) 510-511.
The Text of the Old Testament.  By Ernst Würthwein.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 1979. Review by Ralph W. Klein in  Int 35 (1981):88 and 89.
Text und Textgeschichte des 1. Esrabuches By Robert Hanhart.  Göttingen:  Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1974.  Review by Ralph W. Klein in  JBL  95 (1976): 480-481.
Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Third Edition. By Emanuel Tov. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2012. Review by Ralph W. Klein in  CurTM
"Textual Criticism of the Old Testament." By Ralph W. Klein. Contribution to Festschrift for David L. Petersen.
"Translation is Required": The Septuagint in Retrospect and Prospect. Edited by Robert J. V. Hiebert. 2010. Review by Karen Jobes in Review of Biblical Literature.
Translation and Survival. The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora. By Tessa Rajak. Oxford: University Press, 2009. Review by Ralph W. Klein
Translators as Storytellers: A Study of Septuagint Translation Technique. By John A. Beck. Review by Roger Good in Review of Biblical Literature.



The Use of the Septuagint in New Testament Research. By R. Timothy Mclay. Reviews by Robert Hiebert and Tobias Nicklas (German) in Review of Biblical Literature.
Wevers' introduction to Genesis in the Göttingen Septuagint in English
 

Targum studies

Last updated: September 7, 2012

Targums: A Critical Introduction. By Bruce Chilton and Paul V. M. Flesher. Review by David Shepherd in Review of Biblical Literature