The Sermon on the Mount commentary,  translations of ancient documents used

Citation Style

This site follows Society for Biblical Literature Manual of Style for its citations as far as is practicable.

The following are the modern translations of ancient authors that have been referred to during the development of this site.

Charles, R. H., Ed., Apocrypha of the Old Testament. 2004. Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc. Collected translations of various apocryphal texts.

Epiphanius of Constantia in Cyprus. The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis. Translated by Frank Williams. Nag Hammadi studies vols. 35-36. Leiden : Brill, 1987,1994

Eusabius. The Church History: A New Translation With Commentary. Translated by Paul L. Maier. Grand Rapids, Mi.:Kregel, 1999.

Hastings, Horace L. and Isaac H. Hall. The Syriac New Testament Translated into English from the Peshitto. Translated by James Murdock; Ninth Edition.; Boston: H. L. Hastings & Sons, 1915.

Josephus, Flavius  The Works of Josephus : Complete and Unabridged: Includes Index. Translated by W. Whiston. Peabody: Hendrickson., 1996, c1987.

Kiraz, George Anton. The Peshitta. Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, inc., 2003. The text of the New Testament in Syriac. 

Joseph Barber Lightfoot and J. R. Harmer. The Apostolic Fathers. London: Macmillan, 1891. Public domain translations of the writings of the Apostolic Fathers. Used to cite sections of those works. 

Neusner, Jacob. The Mishnah : A New Translation. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1988. Neusner is author of over 950 books and has been leading scholar of Rabbinic Judaism. 

Neusner, Jacob. The Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2008.  

Neusner, Jacob. The Babylonian Talmud: A Translation and Commentary. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2011.  

Polano, H. The Talmud. London:Frederick Warne, circa 1876 (although the volume bears no publication date, the preface is dated Tamuz, 5636. Polano’s work represented one of the first anthologies of Talmudic literature in English, extracting samples and drawing together traditions from the extensive original work. 

Roberts, Alexander and James Donaldson eds. Ante-Nicene Fathers. 10 vols. Edinburgh:William B. Eerdmans. 1867. Cited 1 Nov 2009. Online: (where attributed to Philip Schaff).

Rodkinson, Michael L. Babylonian Talmud. 1918.