On-Line Books Related to the Christian Apocrypha

* New additions December 2009

I. Apocrypha Collections and Editions (In Chronological Order)

Fabricius, J. A.  Codex apocryphus Noui Testamenti, vol. 1. Hamburg 1703.

Voltaire (S. Bigex). Collection d’anciens Evangiles, ou monuments du premier siècle du christianisme, extraits de Fabricius, Grabius et autres savants. Amsterdam 1769.

Hone, William. The Apocryphal New Testament. London  1820.

Thilo, J C. Codex apocryphus Novi Testamenti, vol. 1. Leipzig 1832.

Brunet, P. G.  Les évangiles apocryphes. Traduits et annotés d’après l’édition de J. C. Thilo. Paris 1848.

Tischendorf, Constantin von. De evangeliorum apocryphorum origine et usu. The Hague 1851 (repr. in Synopsis Evangelica, Leipzig 1854).

Tischendorf, Constantin von. Acta apostolorum apocrypha. Leipzig 1851.

Tischendorf, Constantin von. Apocalypses apocryphae. Leipzig 1851.

Giles, J. A.  Codex Apocryphus Novi Testamenti. The Uncanonical Gospels and Other Writings, Referring to the First Ages of Christianity. Vol. 1. Vol. 2. London 1852.

Tischendorf, Constantin von. Evangelia apocrypha. Leipzig 1853 (2nd ed. 1876).

Migne, J. P. Dictionnaire des Apocryphes. Vol. 1. Vol. 2. Paris 1856-1858.

Cureton, W.  Ancient Syriac Documents Relative to the Earliest Establishment of Christianity in Edessa London, 1863.

Wright, William. Contributions to the Apocryphal Literature of the New Testament. London 1865.

Cowper, B. H. The Apocryphal Gospels and Other Documents Relating to the History of Christ. London 1867.

Wright, W. Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, Edited from Syriac Manuscripts in the British Museum and Other Libraries. Vol. 1; Vol. 2. London, 1871.

Walker, A. Apocryphal Gospels, Acts and Revelations (The Ante-Nicene Christian Library 16) Edinburgh 1873 (repr. in The Ante-Nicene Fathers, vol. 8, A. CLEVELAND COXE, ed., Buffalo 1806).

Lipsius, R. A. Die apokryphen Apostelgeschichten und Apostellengenden, Vol. 1, Vol. 2.1, Vol. 2.2 Ergänzungsheft. Braunschweig 1883-1890.

Lipsius, R. A. and M. Bonnet. Acta apostolorum apocrypha post Constantin Tischendorf. Leipzig 1891.

James, M. R. Apocrypha anecdota. A Collection of Thirteen Apocryphal Books and Fragments. Cambridge 1893. (featuring Vision of Paul, Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, Story of Zosimus, Apocalypse of the Virgin, Apocalypse of Sedrach, Acts of Philip, and a Description of the Anti-Christ in Latin)

Robinson, Forbes. Coptic Apocryphal Gospels. Cambridge 1896 (featuring Transitus Mariae, History of Joseph, and various fragments)

James, M. R. Apocrypha anecdota. Second Series vol. 5. Cambridge 1897.featuring Acts of John, Acts of Thomas, Epistles of Pilate and Herod, Epistle of Tiberius to Pilate)

Gibson, Margaret Dunlop. Apocrypha Siniatica. Cambridge 1896 (featuring Anophora Pilati, Recognitions of Clement, Martyrdom of Clement, Preaching of Peter, Martyrdom of James Son of Alphaeus, Preaching of Simon Son of Cleophas, Martyrdom of Simon Son of Alphaeus).

Gibson, Margaret Dunlop. Apocrypha arabica. Cambridge 1901 (featuring Kitab al Magall or the Book of the Rolls, Story of Aphikia, and Cyprian and Justin).

Lewis, Agnes Smith. Apocrypha Syriaca: The Protevangelium Jacobi and Transitus Mariae. Cambridge 1902.

Hennecke, E. Neutestamentliche Apokryphen in deutscher Übersetzung. Tübingen 1904.

Hennecke, E. Handbuch zu Neutestamentliche Apokryphen in deutscher Übersetzung. Tübingen 1904.

Budge, E. A. Wallis. Coptic Apocrypha in the Dialect of Upper Egypt. Oxford 1913 (featuring the Book of the Resurrection by Bartholomew, the Life of Bartholomew, Repose of John, Mysteries of John, and Life of Bishop Pisentius by John the Elder).

Budge, E. A. Wallis. Coptic Martyrdoms in the Dialect of Upper Egypt. London, 1914.

Budge, E. A. Wallis. Miscellaneous Coptic Texts in the dialect of Upper Egypt. London, 1915.

II. General Studies

Butler, Samuel. The Genuine and Apocryphal Gospels Compared. Shrewsbury 1822.

Donehoo, J. D.  The Apocryphal and Legendary Life of Christ. London 1903.

Haase, F. Apostel und Evangelisten in den orientalischen Überlieferungen. Neutestamenliche Abhandlungen 9. Münster, 1922.

Jones, Jeremiah.  A New and Full Method of Settling the Canonical Authority of the New Testament. London 1726 (repr.: London 1824).

Nicolas, M. Études sur les évangiles apocryphes. Paris 1866.

Pick, B. The Extra-Canonical Life of Christ, Being a Record of the Acts and Sayings of Jesus of Nazareth Drawn from Uninspired Sources. New York 1903.

Stowe, C. E. Origin and History of the Books of the Bible, Both the Canonical and the Apocryphal. Hartford, Conn.: Hartford Publishing Company, 1868.

Variot, J. Les évangiles apocryphes. Histoire littéraire, forme primitive, transformations. Paris 1878.

III. Studies and Editions of Specific Texts

* Abbeloos, Jean Baptiste. Acta Sancti Maris.Leipzig 1885.

Budge, E.A. Wallis, ed. and trans., The History of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the History of the Likeness of Christ, 2 vol. London 1899.

* Cooper, James and Arthur J. Maclean. The Testament of Our Lord, translated into English from the Syriac with introduction and notes. Edinburgh 1902.

Cotterill, J. M.  Peregrinus Proteus. An Investigation into Certain Relations Subsisting Between De Morte Peregrini, the Two Epistles of Clement to the Corinthians, the Epistle to Diognetus, the Bibliotheca of Photius, and Other Writings. Edinburgh 1879.

* De Lagarde, Paul. Didascalia apostolorum syriace. Leipzig 1854.

* Ephraem, Ignatius. Testamentum Domini Nostri Jesu Christi. Mainz 1899.

Genfell, Bernard P and Arthur S. Hunt. Fragment of an Uncanonical Gospel from Oxyrhynchus. Oxford 1908.

* Gibson, Margaret Dunlop. The Didascalia Apostolorum in Syriac. London 1903.

Griffinhoofe, C. G. The Unwritten Sayings of Christ : Words of Our Lord Not Recorded in the Four Gospels…London 1903.

Harris, J. R., ed. The Gospel of the Twelve Apostles Together with the Apocalypses of Each One of Them. Cambridge, 1900.

Klostermann, Erich. Apocrypha III: Agrapha, New Oxyrhynchus Logia. Cambridge 1905.

Mahan, W. D., M. McIntosh and T. H. Twyman. The Archko Volume, or The Archeological Writings of the Sanhedrin and Talmuds of the Jews . Philadelphia 1896.

Oppenheim, Gustav ed. and tr. Fabula Josephi asenethae apocrypha e libro syriaco latine versa. Berlin 1886.

* Phillips, George. The Doctrine of Addai, the Apostle. London 1876.

Taylor, Charles. The Oxyrhynchus Logia and the Apocryphal Gospels. Oxford 1899.