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By James H. Charlesworth

Expansions of the "Old Testament" and legends, knowledge and philosophical literature, prayers, psalms and odes, and fragments of misplaced Judeo-Hellenistic works.

Introduction J. H. Charlesworth
- Letter of Aristeas (Third Century B.c-First Century A.D.) R. J. H. Shutt
- Jubilees (Second Century B.C.) O. five. Wintermute
- Martyrdom and Ascension of Isaiah (Second Century B.C.-Fourth Century A.D.) M. A. Knibb
- Joseph and Aseneth (First Century B.C.-Second Century A.D.) C. Burchard
- lifetime of Adam and Eve (First Century A.D.) M. D. Johnson
- Pseudo-Philo (First Century A.D.) D. J. Harrington
- The Lives of the Prophets (First Century A.D.) D. R. A. Hare
- Ladder of Jacob (c. First Century A.D.?) H. G. Lunt
- four Baruch (First to moment Century A.D.) S. E. Robinson
- Jannes and Jambres (First to 3rd Century A.D.) A. Pietersma and T. R. Lutz
- heritage of the Rechabites (First to Fourth Century) J. H. Charlesworth
- Eldad and Modad (prior to moment Century A.D.) E. G. Martin
- heritage of Joseph (prior to Fourth Century A.D.) G. T. Zervos

Introduction J. H. Charlesworth
- Ahiqar (Seventh to 6th Century B.C.) J. M. Lindenberger
- three Maccabees (First Century B.C.) H. Anderson
- four Maccabees (First Century A.D.) H. Anderson
- Pseudo-Phocylides (First Century B.C-First Century A.D.) P. W. van der Horst
- The Sentences of the Syriac Menander (Third Century A.D.) T. Baarda

Introduction J. H. Charlesworth
- extra Psalms of David (Second Century B.c-First Century A.D.) J. H. Charlesworth with 7. A. Sanders
- Prayer of Manasseh (Second Century B.c-First Century A.D.) J. H. Charlesworth
- Psalms of Solomon (First Century B.C.) R. B. Wright
- Hellenistic Synagogal Prayers (Second to 3rd Century A.D.) D. R. Darnell and D. A. Fiensy
- Prayer of Joseph (First Century A.D.) J. Z. Smith
- Prayer of Jacob (First to Fourth Century A.D.) J. H. Charlesworth
- Odes of Solomon (Late First to Early moment Century A.D.) J. H. Charlesworth

Editor's creation J. H. Charlesworth
General advent, with a be aware on Alexander Polyhistor J. Strugnell
-Philo the Epic Poet (Third to moment Century B.C.) H. Attridge
- Theodotus (Second to First Century B.C.) F. Fallon
-Orphica (Second Century B.C-First Century A.D.) M. Lafargue
- Ezekiel the Tragedian (Second Century B.C.) R. G. Robertson
- Fragments of Pseudo-Greek Poets (Third to moment Century B.C.) H. Attridge
- Aristobulus (Second Century B.C.) A. Yarbro Collins
- Demetrius the Chronographer (Third Century B.C.) J. Hanson
- Aristeas the Exegete (prior to First Century B.C.) R. Doran
- Eupolemus (prior to First Century B.C.) F. Fallon
- Pseudo-Eupolemus (prior to First Century B.C.) R. Doran
- Cleodemus Malchus (prior to First Century B.C.) R. Doran
- Artapanus (Third to moment Century B.C.) J. J. Collins
- Pseudo-Hecataeus (Second Century B.c-First Century A.D.) R. Doran

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