Mediator Figures Annotated Basic Bibliography



0.1.1 The Dead Sea Scrolls

Florentino Garcia-Martinez, _The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English_ (Leiden: Brill, 1994) [abbreviated hereafter as DSST]

Geza Vermes, _The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English_ (London: Penguin, 1997) [also published in less complete editions from 1962-95; abbreviated hereafter as CDSSE]

Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr., and Edward Cook, _The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation_ (London/San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1996) [abbreviated hereafter as DSSNT]

0.1.2 Philo of Alexandria

_Philo_. trans. and ed. F. C. Colson et al. (12 vols.; LCL; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1929-62)

C. D. Yonge, _The Works of Philo: Complete and Unabridged, New Updated Edition_ (Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1993 [first published 1854-55]) [A convenient, almost complete translation in one volume, but this updated edition is exceedingly full of typographical errors]

0.1.3 Flavius Josephus

_Josephus_, trans. H. St. J. Thackeray et al. (9 vols.; LCL; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1926-65)

_The Works of Josephus_, trans. William Whiston (Lynn, Mass.: Hendrickson, 1980 [reedition of an 18th century translation–the link is to this translation, not the Hendrickson reprint])

0.1.4 The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha

R. H. Charles (ed.), _The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English_, vol. I, _Apocrypha_; vol. II, _Pseudepigrapha_ (2. vols; Oxford: Clarendon, 1913) [abbreviated hereafter as APOT I and APOT II, respectively]

James H. Charlesworth (ed.), _The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha_, vol. 1, _Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments_, vol. 2, _Expansions of the “Old Testament” and Legends, Wisdom and Philosophical Literature, Prayers, Psalms, and Odes, Fragments of Lost Judeo-Hellenistic Works_ (Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, 1983, 1985) [abbreviated hereafter as OTP]

H. F. D. Sparks (ed.), _The Apocryphal Old Testament_ (Oxford: Clarendon, 1984) [abbreviated hereafter as AOT]

0.1.5 Magical Texts

Hans Dieter Betz (ed.), _The Greek Magical Papyri: Including the Demotic Spells_ (Chicago/London: University of Chicago Press, 1986)

Michael A. Morgan, _Sepher Ha-Razim: The Book of the Mysteries_ (SBLTT 25; Chico, Ca.: Scholars Press, 1983)

Joseph Naveh and Shaul Shaked, _Amulets and Magic Bowls: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity_ (2nd ed.; Jerusalem: Magnes, 1987)

Joseph Naveh and Shaul Shaked, _Magic Spells and Formulae: Aramaic Incantations of Late Antiquity_ (Jerusalem: Magnes, 1993)

0.1.6 Gnostic Literature

Bentley Layton, _The Gnostic Scriptures: A New Translation with Annotations and Introductions_ (New York: Doubleday, 1987)

James M. Robinson (ed.), _The Nag Hammadi Library in English_ (3rd ed.; San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1988)

0.1.7 Noncanonical Gospels

Ron Cameron (ed.), _The Other Gospels: Non-Canonical Gospel Texts_ (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1982)

0.1.8 The Apostolic Fathers

Kirsopp Lake, _The Apostolic Fathers_ (2 vols.; LCL; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1912) [Greek and English texts on facing pages]

J. B Lightfoot and J. R. Harmer (revised by Michael W. Holmes), _The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations of their Writings_ (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker, 1992) [Greek and English texts on facing pages]

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