Early Christian Writings

There are a huge number of online texts, written by the early Christian theologians, available for free use in digital libraries. The following links contain material that is not necessarily exclusive, but each link given provides its own unique array of texts.

LIBRARIES:

Early Fathers of the Church

Early Church Fathers

The Fathers of the Church

Early Christian Library

The Saint Pachomius Library (Orthodox – Dark Ages to Mediaeval period)

Corpus Hermeticum (early Hellenic Christian texts) – potentially heretical!

Ethiopic Texts

OTHER RESOURCES AND LIBRARIES:

Early Christian Writings

Lists the first Christian writings in table form according to their postulated dates of writing, inlcuding links to each text.

Digital Library of Classical Texts

A HUGE electronic database of Classical texts:

Mediaeval Sources online

Another HUGE collection of online mediaeval texts, translated into modern English. Good selection of works on the various crusades.

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