Extra-biblical texts (OT)

  1. Mesopotamian texts
  2. The Monuments and the Old Testament by Ira M. Price (1900)
  3. The Cuneiform Inscriptions & the Old Testament (indexed by OT book)
  4. Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (ETCSL)
  5. Alalakh – History of site | Excavation and bibliography
  6. Gilgamesh – photo | Eng. transl.
  7. Hammurapi Stele (Code of Hammurabi, c. 1790 BCE) – photo | Eng. transl.
  8. Israelite seal to Pedaiah – photo & transl.
  9. Merneptah stela
  10. Nuzi tablets– Nuzi exhibit at Semitic Museum of Harvard University | Index of texts
  11. Epic of Ishtar and Izdubar
  12. Annals of Assur-Nasir-Pal
  13. Clay cylinder of Nabopolassar (photo and commentary)
  14. Babylonian Chronicles (photo, Eng. transl. of excerpts, and commentary)
  15. Nabonidus stele (photo and commentary)
  16. Cyrus cylinder (photo, Eng. transl. and commentary)
  17. Monolith of Shalmaneser II (1031-1019 BCE, Eng. transl.) | (Eng. transl.)
  18. Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III (858-824 BCE) (photo, Eng. transl., and commentary)
  19. Third campaign of Sennacherib (701 BCE, Eng. transl. of the Taylor Cylinder)(Eng. transl.)
  20. Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II (Eng. transl., and commentary)
  21. Inscription of Tiglath Pileser I (Eng. transl., and commentary)
  22. Sculptures & Inscription of Darius the Great on rock of Behistun (Persia) [TOP]
  23. Herodotus — The Histories (covering roughly 700–475 BCE) | Greek text (you will have to configure the display) | English text (scholarly version, with commentaries & notes) | English text only (George Rawlinson translation)
  24. Xenophon — Anabasis (covering 379–371 BCE) | Greek text (you will have to configure the display) | English text only