Anonymous Christian Texts

All links verified on or after March 4, 2017
List of Works
[The Book of Common Prayer]   [The Cloud of Unknowing]   [The Didache]   [The Shepherd of Hermas]  

The Book of Common Prayer (1549)
  • Various formats (Multi-page, multi-edition, indexed) at the Anglican Resource Collection
  • HTML (1662 edition, 34 pages) at Eskimo North
  • Text file (1979 edition, 950KB) at Wiretap

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  • Hardcover edition, modern version, year unknown (Harper San Francisco, 1991).
  • Paperback edition, modern version, year unknown (HarperCollins, 1991).
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The Cloud of Unknowing (c. 1300?)
  • Various formats (Indexed; incl. HTML, Text, Palm, PDF, RTF, etc) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Edited with introduction by Evelyn Underhill)

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  • Paperback edition, includes the author's other work -- The Book of Privy Counseling, translated/edited by William Johnston (Image Books, 1996, 195 pg).
  • Paperback edition, translated by Ira Progoff (Delta, 1989, 256 pg).
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The Didache (c. 100)
  • Greek HTML (Single page, 91KB, requires free Gentium font) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library
  • HTML (Single page, 86KB) at The Reluctant Messenger (Translated by Roswell D. Hitchcock)

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition of The Apostolic Fathers, Volume 1; includes I Clement, II Clement, Ignatius, Polycarp and the Didache, translated by Bart D. Ehrman (Harvard Univ Pr, 2003, 464 pg).
  • Hardcover edition of Ancient Christian Writers, includes the Didache, Epistle of Barnabas, Epistle and Martyrdom of St. Polycarp, Fragments of Papius, and Epistle of Diogentu, translated and/or edited by Walter Burghardt and J. Quasten (Paulist Press, 1985).
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The Shepherd of Hermas (c. 100)
  • Greek HTML (7 pages, 74-235KB, requires free Gentium font) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library
  • HTML (32 pages, indexed) at Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Translated by Rev. F. Crombie)

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  • Greek/English Hardcover edition, translations by Kirsopp Lake - includes the Epistle of Barnabas; Papias and Quadratus; Epistle to Diognetus; and The Shepherd of Hermas, translated by Bart D. Ehrman (Harvard Univ Pr, 2003, 492 pg).
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(The Yoga Sutras) (c. 150 BC)
Cicero (106-43 BC)
Julius Caesar (100-44 BC)
Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 95-55 BC)
Virgil (70-19 BC)
Horace (65-8 BC)
Livy (59 BC-AD 17)
Ovid (43 BC-AD 17)
St. Clement of Rome (c. 30?-100?)
Josephus (c. 38-100)
Plutarch (c. 45-120)
(New Testament) (c. 45?-95?)
St. Ignatius of Antioch (c. 50?-116)
Tacitus (c. 55-117)
Epictetus (c. 60-120)
Nicomachus of Gerasa (c. 60?-120?)
(The Didache) (c. 100)
(The Shepherd of Hermas) (c. 100)
St. Justin Martyr (c. 100-165)
Ptolemy (c. 100-178)
Lucian (c. 115-180)
Marcus Aurelius (121-180)
St. Irenaeus of Lyons (c. 125-202)
Galen (129 - c. 210)
Tertullian (c. 155?-230?)
Plotinus (205-270)
Eusebius of Caesarea (c. 265-339)
St. Athanasius (c. 297-373)
St. John Chrysostom (c. 347-407)
St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430)
St. Benedict (c. 480-540)
(The Quran) (c. 632)
(Beowulf) (c. 725)
(Tales from the 1001 Nights) (c. 850?)
(The Destruction of Dá Derga's Hostel) (c. 900?; mss. c. 1100)
Hakim Abol Qasem Ferdowsi Tousi (940-1020)
Murasaki Shikibu (c. 973-1014?/1025?)
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