Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. VIII
The Twelve Patriarchs
INTRODUCTORY NOTICE TO THE TESTAMENTS OF THE TWELVE PATRIARCHS
The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs
I.-The Testament of Reuben Concerning Thoughts
II.-The Testament of Simeon Concerning Envy.
III.-The Testament of Levi Concerning the Priesthood and Arrogance.
IV.-The Testament of Judah Concerning Fortitude, and Love of Money, and Fornication.
V.-The Testament of Issachar Concerning Simplicity.
VI.-The Testament of Zebulun Concerning Compassion and Mercy.
VII.-The Testament of Dan Concerning Anger and Lying.
VIII.-The Testament of Naphtali Concerning Natural Goodness.
IX.-The Testament of Gad Concerning Hatred.
X.-The Testament of Asher Concerning Two Faces of Vice and Virtue.
XI.-The Testament of Joseph Concerning Sobriety.
XII.-The Testament of Benjamin Concerning a Pure Mind.
Note by the American Editor.
INTRODUCTORY NOTICE TO EXCERPTS OF THEODOTUS OR, SELECTIONS FROM THE PROPHETIC SCRIPTURES.
Excerpts of Theodotus1
Clement of Rome
INTRODUCTORY NOTICE TO TWO EPISTLES CONCERNING VIRGINITY
Translator's Introductory Notice.
Two Epistles Concerning Virginity
The First Epistle of the Blessed Clement
The Second Epistle of the Same Clement.
INTRODUCTORY NOTICE TO PSEUDO-CLEMENTINE LITERATURE
Recognitions of Clement
Introductory Notice to the Recognitions of Clement
Introductory Notice to the Clementine Homilies
Epistle of Peter to James
Epistle of Clement to James
The Clementine Homilies
Apocrypha of the New Testament
Introductory Notice to Apocrypha of the New Testament
The Protevangelium of James
The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew
The Gospel of the Nativity of Mary
The History of Joseph the Carpenter
The Gospel of Thomas
First Greek Form
Second Greek Form
The Arabic Gospel of the Infancy of the Saviour
The Gospel of Nicodemus
Part I.-The Acts of Pilate
Part II.-The Descent of Christ into Hell
The Letter of Pontius Pilate
The Report of Pilate the Procurator
The Giving Up of Pontius Pilate
The Death of Pilate, Who Condemned Jesus
The Narrative of Joseph
The Avenging of the Saviour
Acts of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul
The Story of Perpetua.
Acts of Paul and Thecla
The Acts of Barnabas
The Acts of Philip
Of the Journeyings of Philip the Apostle
Acts of Saint Philip the Apostle When He Went to Upper Hellas.
Addition to Acts of Philip
Acts and Martyrdom of the Holy Apostle Andrew
Acts of Andrew and Matthias1
Acts of the Holy Apostles Peter and Andrew.
Acts and Martyrdom of St. Matthew the Apostle
Acts of the Holy Apostle Thomas
Consummation of Thomas the Apostle1
Martyrdom of the Holy and Glorious Apostle Bartholomew
Acts of the Holy Apostle Thaddaeus, One of the Twelve1
Acts of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian
Revelation of Moses
Word and Revelation of Esdras
Revelation of Paul
Revelation of Saint John the Theologian.
The Account of St. John the Theologian1
The Passing of Mary
First Latin Form.
Second Latin Form.
Introductory Notice to the Decretals
The Epistles of Zephyrinus1
The First Epistle
The Second Epistle
Notes by the American Editor.
The Epistles of Pope Callistus1
The First Epistle1
The Epistle of Pope Urban First1
The Epistles of Pope Pontianus1
Pope Anterus1 The Epistle.
The Epistles of Pope Fabian1
The Second Epistle
The Third Epistle
Decrees of Fabian
The Decrees of the Same
Memoirs of Edessa
Introductory Notice to Memoirs of Edessa and Other Syriac Documents
Relating to the Earliest Establishment of Christianity in Edessa and the Neighbouring Countries.
A Canticle of Mar1 Jacob the Teacher on Edessa.2
Extracts from Various Books Concerning Abgar the King and Addaeus the Apostle.
Ancient Syriac Documents
The Teaching of Addaeus the Apostle.1
The Teaching of the Apostles.1
1 The Teaching of Simon Cephas2 In the City of Rome.3
Acts of Sharbil,1
Further, the Martyrdom of Barsamya,1
Martyrdom of Habib the Deacon.1
Martyrdom1 Of the Holy Confessors
History of Armenia.
Homily on Habib the Martyr
A Homily on Guria and Shamuna
Introduction to Ancient Syriac Documents
A Letter of Mara, Son of Serapion.1
Remains of the Second and Third Centuries
Introductory Notice to Remains of the Second and Third Centuries
Quadratus, Bishop of Athens.1
Aristo of Pella.
Melito, the Philosopher.
Dionysius, Bishop of Corinth.
Maximus Bishop of Jerusalem.
Claudius Apollinaris,1 Bishop of Hierapolis, and Apologist.
Polycrates1 Bishop of Ephesus.
Theophilus Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine.
Serapion1 Bishop of Antioch.
Pantaenus1 The Alexandrian Philosopher.
The Letter of the Churches of Vienna and Lugdunum to the Churches of Asia and Phrygia1
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