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(Old Testament) (c. 1400?-300? BC)
Homer (fl.c. 850? BC)
Confucius (c. 551-479 BC)
Aeschylus (c. 525-456 BC)
Sophocles (c. 495-406 BC)
Euripides (c. 485-406 BC)
Herodotus (c. 484-425 BC)
Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC)
Hippocrates (c. 460-377? BC)
Aristophanes (c. 448-380 BC)
Plato (c. 427-347 BC)
(Bhagavad-Gita) (c. 400 BC)
Aristotle (c. 384-322 BC)
Epicurus (c. 341-270 BC)
Aesop (fl.c. 300 BC)
Euclid (fl.c. 300 BC)
Archimedes (c. 287-212 BC)
Apollonius of Perga (fl.c. 240 BC)
Cicero (106-43 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)
Plutarch (c. 45-120)
(New Testament) (c. 45?-95?)
Tacitus (c. 55-117)
Epictetus (c. 60-120)
Nicomachus of Gerasa (c. 60?-120?)
Ptolemy (c. 100-178)
Lucian (c. 115-180)
Marcus Aurelius (121-180)
Galen (129 - c. 210)
Plotinus (205-270)
St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430)
(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)

 

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English Translation Bibles
[Multi-translation] [KJV] [NASB] [NCV] [NIrV] [NIV] [NKJV] [NRSV] [OSB]
Non-English Bibles
[Arabic] [Chinese] [Danish] [Dutch] [Esperanto] [Finnish] [French] [German] [Greek] [Modern Greek] [Italian] [Japanese] [Latin] [Norwegian] [Portuguese] [Russian] [Spanish] [Swedish] [Tagalog] [Turkish]
Other Resources
[Atlases] [Commentaries] [Concordances]

The Bible is on almost every reading list of Great Books and/or Western Classics; hence, no inclusion codes are used on this page.

English Translation Bibles

Multi-Translation Bibles
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King James Version (KJV)
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New American Standard Bible (NASB)
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New Century Version (NCV)
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New International Reader's Version (NIrV)
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New International Version (NIV)
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New King James Version (NKJV)
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New Living Translation (NLT)
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New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
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Orthodox Study Bible (OSB)
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Non-English Translation Bibles

Arabic Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Arabic Life Application Bible translation

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  • Arabic Bible, hardcover (American Bible Society, 2003).
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Chinese Translations
  • O-Bible.com - Chinese Union Version in big5 encoding (indexed; may initially be slow-loading)
  • O-Bible.com - Chinese Union Version in GB (Chinese simplified) encoding (indexed; may initially be slow-loading)

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  • Chinese Life Application Bible, hardcover, at IBSDirect (Union translation with simplified characters).
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Danish Translations
  • Bible Database, 1933 translation (One page per chapter, indexed)
  • Text file New Testament (1007 KB; 336 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg (Danish Bible Society text)
  • Text file Old Testament (2.93 MB; 1001 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg (Danish Bible Society text)

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  • Danish Bible, hardcover (2001).
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Dutch Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Het Boek translation
  • BijbelVragen.nl - searchable, several translations, can display different versions (including several other languages) in parallel
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Esperanto Translations
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Finnish Translations
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French Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, La Bible du Semeur translation
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Louis Segond translation

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  • French Segond Bible, vinyl bound, La Sainte Bible (American Bible Society, 1988, 1304 pg).
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German Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Luther Bibel 1545 translation

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  • German Bible, hardcover (American Bible Society, 2008, 1291 pg).
  • German Bible, hardcover, Gute Nachricht Bibel (German Bible Society, 2001, 1344 pg).
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Greek (Translations and Original Language)
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Modern Greek Translations
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Italian Translations
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Japanese Translations
  • No known online texts

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Japanese Bible, paperback (American Bible Society, 2000).
  • Japanese Living Bible, paperback (Living Bibles Japan, 2006, 1384 pg).
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Latin Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Biblia Sacra Vulgata translation
  • New Advent Bible in parallel Greek, English and Latin (Multi-page, indexed) at New Advent

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  • Novum Testamentum Latine, paperback New Testament (Simon Wallenburg Press, 2007, 644 pg).
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Norwegian Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Det Norsk Bibelselskap 1930 translation
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Portuguese Translations
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Russian Translations
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Spanish Translations
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Swedish Translations
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Tagalog Translations
  • Bible Gateway - searchable, Ang Salita ng Diyos translation

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  • Tagalog Bible, Ang Biblia (American Bible Society, 1992, 1764 pg).
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Turkish Translations
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Other Resources

Atlases
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Commentaries
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Concordances
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