Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the British Museum

Guide to the Early Christian and Byzantine Antiquities in the British Museum

Today’s free book is a detailed description of part of the British Museum’s collection relating to early Christian and Byzantine studies. It brings together material from different collections in a way that would not be possible in the Museum itself. The book contains 15 plates, a sketch-map and 105 illustrations. My thanks to Book Aid…

Tatian’s Diatessaron, the First Harmony of the Four Gospels

Tatian’s Diatessaron, the First Harmony of the Four Gospels

Today’s free book is an English translation of Gospel’s Diatessaron, dating from the later half of the Second Century, which is the earliest harmony of the four Gospels. The original Syriac version is lost, so the text we now have has been reconstructed from translations and commentaries. My thanks to Book Aid for providing a…

Tertullian on the “Prescription” of Heretics

Today’s free book is an English translation of two of Tertullian of Carthage’s works, On the Testimony of the Soul and On the “Prescription” of Heretics. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain work available for digitisation. Thomas Herbert Bindley [1861-1931], translator, Tertullian on the Testimony of the Soul and on the…