The bibliography is divided into primary sources, significant church councils, and secondary sources.
Within these sections, the references are ordered according to the timeline.
These are the sources that were utilized in The Great Leap-Fraud. There are hundreds more which had been studied without finding a place in the actual manuscript.
Diodorus, ca. 60 BC.
Strabo: Geography (22 AD).
C. Velleius Paterculus, Compendium of Roman History (30 AD).
Cornutus, Theologiae Graecae Compendium (first century AD), chapter 33, in E. Edelstein and L. Edelstein, eds., Asclepius: A Collection and Interpretation of the Testimonies (Baltimore, 1945).
Flavius Josephus, The Life of Flavius Josephus (38–100 AD).
Flavius Josephus, The Antiquities of the Jews (ca. 93 AD), translated by William Whiston.
Flavius Josephus, The Wars of the Jews (38–100 AD).
Tacitus, The Annals (109 AD).
Pliny the Younger, letters (112 AD).
Tacitus, Germania (ca. 117 AD), English translation by Thomas Gordon.
Firmus et al., 8 Historia Augusta 8 (Loeb Classical Library, 1932) (unreliable source).
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (ca. 69/75–130 AD), The Twelve Caesars (ca. 119 AD).
Theophilus of Antioch, To Autolycos (ca. 130 AD).
Mathetes, The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus (ca. 150 AD).
Justin Martyr, First Apology (ca. 161 AD).
Tertullian, De Corona (ca. 197 AD).
Tertullian, The Prescription Against Heretics (ca. 220 AD).
Tertullian, Apologeticum, Akta-Nicens Fathers (ca. 220 AD).
Cassius Dio, Roman History (229 AD).
Hippolytus of Rome (ca. 230 AD).
Cyprian, On Mortality (252 AD), The Treatises of Cyprian by Cyprian, translated by Robert Ernest Wallis.
Lactantius, De Mortibus Persecutorum (ca. 320 AD).
Irenaeus, Against Heresies (ca. 325 AD).
Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History (339 AD).
Eusebius, Vita Constantini (unfinished, 339 AD)
Saint Augustine, The City of God (354–430 AD).
Cyril of Jerusalem, Catechetical Lecture (358 AD).
Codex Sinaiticus (ca. 330–360 AD).
Codex Theodosianus, Valentinian I and Valens (March 2, 372).
Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman History (ca. 380 AD) (London: Bohn, 1862).
Saint Ambrose (ca. 337–397 AD), Epistles (383 AD).
Santo Epifanio, Obispo de Constancia, The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis (Brill, 1997), translated by Frank Williams.
Pope Leo I, Letters, 446 AD
Salminius Hermias Sozomenus (ca. 400–ca. 450 AD), from Robert G. Hoyland, Arabia and the Arabs: From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam (Routledge, 2002).
Zosimus, Historia Nova (ca. 490–ca. 510 AD).
Book of the Martyrdom of Bartholomew (ca. 500 AD), translated by Alexander Walker. From Ante-Nicene Fathers, edited by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, and A. Cleveland Coxe (Christian Literature, 1886). Revised and edited for New Advent by Kevin Knight.
Corpus Juris Civilis, 534 AD.
Isidore of Seville (560–636 AD), Chronicon. English translation by Kenneth B. Wolf, 2004.
John, Bishop of Nikiû, Chronicles (ca. 690 AD)
John of Damascus, The Fount of Knowledge (ca. 740 AD), Frederic Chase, Fathers of the Church, 1958.
Denkard, Exposition in the Good Religion Regarding the Origin of the Formation of the Peoples (Living) on the Outskirts of Iran, from Peshotun Dustoor Behramjee Sunjana [Sanjana] (Bombay: D. Ardeshir & Co., 1874).
Lorenzo Valla, Discourse on the Forgery of the Alleged Donation of Constantine (1441 AD). English translation by Christopher B. Coleman, Yale University Press, 1922.
Rohault de Fleury, Mémoire sur les Instruments de la Passion (1870).
The Canons of the Council of Ancyra (314 AD).
First Council of Constantinople, Canons (381).
Mar ‘Ishaq the Catholicos, the First Synod (410 AD).
Council of Chalcedon, Canons (451 AD).
Photios, ninth-century edit of Philostorgius, Ecclesiastical History, Epitome (ca. 425 AD).
Martin Luther, On the Jews and Their Lies (1543 AD), translated by Martin Bertram (Fortress Press and Augsburg Fortress, 1971).
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version, The Challoner Revision, Challoner’s revised Douay-Rheims Version: Old Testament 1609 and 1610, New Testament 1582. The Whole Revised and Diligently Compared with the Latin Vulgate by Bishop Richard Challoner 1749–1752.
Edward Gibbons, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Modern Library, 2003).
George Waddington, A History of the Church, from the Earliest Ages to the Reformation (Baldwin and Cradock, 1833).
M. N. Siouffi, “Sabians and Christians of St. John,??? The Edinburgh Review (Longmans, 1880).
Stanley Lane-Poole, Studies in a mosque, Allen, 1883
Philip Schaff, Eusebius as a Historian, 1819–1893.
From Zeumer’s edition, published in Berlin in 1888, v. Brunner-Zeumer: “Die Constantinische Schenkungsurkunde,??? translated in Ernest F. Henderson, Select Historical Documents of the Middle Ages (London: George Bell, 1910).
Matthew George Easton, Illustrated Bible Dictionary, third edition (1897).
T. W. Doane, Bible Myths and Their Parallels in Other Religions (1910).
M.L. McClure and C. L. Feltoe, ed. and trans., The Pilgrimage of Etheria (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1919).
H. A. Sanders, A Third-Century Papyrus Codex of the Epistles of Paul (Ann Arbor, 1935).
Ramsay MacMullen, Constantine (1969).
James Parks, The Conflict of the Church and the Synagogue Atheneum (New York, 1974).
R. P. C. Hanson, “The Transformation of Pagan Temples into Churches in the Early Christian Centuries,??? Journal of Semitic Studies, University of Manchester (1978).
Joseph P. Schultz, Judaism and the Gentile Faiths: Comparative Studies in Religion (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1981).
Mircea Eliade, A History of Religious Ideas (Chicago and London, 1982).
Emil Fackenheim, What Is Judaism? An Interpretation for the Present Age (1987).
E. N. Davis, Thera and the Aegean World III (1990), vol. 3, “Chronology.???
A. Ofer, “All the Hill Country of Judah???: From a Settlement Fringe to a Prosperous Monarchy (Thera Foundation, 1990).
I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, eds., From Nomadism to Monarchy: Jerusalem (Israel Exploration Society, 1994).
Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman, The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of its Sacred Texts.
Margaret S. Drower, Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology (University of Wisconsin, 1995).
Karen Armstrong, In the Beginning (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996).
James A. Francis, “Truthful Fiction: New Questions to Old Answers on Philostratus’ Life of Apollonius,??? American Journal of Philology (1998).
Anthony Kenny, A Brief History of Western Philosophy (Blackwell, 1998).
Paul Johnson, A History of the Jews (Phoenix, 1998).
Jacob Rader Marcus and Marc Saperstein, The Jew in the Medieval World: a Source Book, 315–1791 (Hebrew Union College Press, 1999).
John R. Curran, Pagan City and Christian Capital: Rome in the Fourth Century (Oxford University Press, 2000).
A. Mazar, ed., Studies in the Archaeology of the Iron Age in Israel and Jordan (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001).
Robert G. Hoyland, Arabia and the Arabs: From the Bronze Age to the coming of Islam (Routledge, 2001).
Daniel Gavron, King David and Jerusalem: Myth and Reality (September 6, 2003).
The Memorial Book for the Jewish Community of Yurburg, Lithuania, translation and update by Joel Alpert, Zevulun Poran, Josef Rosin, and Fania Hilelson Jivotovsky (Assistance to Lithuanian Jews, 2003).
John T. Paoletti and Gary M. Radke, Art in Renaissance Italy (Lawrence King Publishing, 2003).
Jean-Jacques Glassner, Mesopotamian Chronicles (Atlanta, 2004).
Michael Kulikowski, Late Roman Spain and Its Cities (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004).
D. James Kennedy, Why the Ten Commandments Matter (Time Warner Book Group, 2005).
Christopher Heard, “Picking Abraham and Choosing David??? (Pepperdine University, September 8, 2005).
C. Jack Trickler, A Layman’s Guide to Who Wrote the Books of the Bible? (AuthorHouse, 2006).
Tim Hegg, “Do the Seven, Go to Heaven???? (ETS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, 2006).
Lester L. Grabbe, Ahab Agonistes: The Rise and Fall of the Omri Dynasty (Continuum International, 2007).
Susan Tiefenbrun, “The Semiotics of Women’s Human Rights in Iran,??? Thomas Jefferson School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 975512, Connecticut Journal of International Law (2007).
Jürgen Wilhelm, Zwei Jahrtausende Jüdische Kunst und Kultur in Köln (Greven, 2007).
The Holy Bible: Kevin Knight, New Advent, 2009.
Erik Zara, Crestians Before Christians? An Old Inscription Revisited (2009).
Charles Freeman, A.D. 381: Heretics, Pagans, and the Christian State (Pimlico 2009).
Benny Hinn, Blood in the Sand (Frontline, 2009).
“Human Rights in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab Territories,??? Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, advance edited version (September 2009). Nicholas Wade, The Faith Instinct: How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures (Penguin, 2010).the territory of the former empire. Hence many left East and West for places where business was better.