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Book or monograph Roger S. Bagnall & Peter Derow, eds., Greek Historical Documents: The Hellenistic Period. Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1982. Pbk. ISBN: 0891304967. pp.288.
Book or monograph Barton: The Biblical World, Vol. 1John Barton, The Biblical World, Vol. 1. London: Hardcover Publisher: Routledge, 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 0415275733. pp. xxiii + 525.
Book or monograph Barton: The Biblical World, Vol. 2John Barton, The Biblical World, Vol. 2. London: Hardcover Publisher: Routledge, 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 0415275741. pp. viii + 539.
On-line Resource Edwyn Bevan [1870-1943], Jerusalem Under the High-PriestsEdwyn Bevan [1870-1943], Jerusalem Under the High-Priests. Five Lectures on the Period Between Nehemiah and the New Testament. London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1904, 1930. Hbk. pp.168. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
On-line Resource Edward Clapton [1830-1909], Precious Stones of the BibleEdward Clapton [1830-1909], Precious Stones of the Bible. Descriptive and Symbolical, 2nd edn. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1899. Hbk. pp.231. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Coogan: The Oxford History of the Biblical WorldMichael D. Coogan, The Oxford History of the Biblical World, new edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0195139372. pp.500.
Book or monograph Patricia Cox, Biography in Late Antiquity: A Quest for the Holy Man. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, 5. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. Hbk. ISBN: 0520046129. pp.182.
Article in Journal or Book W. Dean-Boer, "Graeco-Roman historiography in its relation to biblical and modern thinking," History and Theory 9 (1968): 60-75.
Book or monograph Robert C. Dentan, ed. The Idea of History in the Ancient Near East. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1966. Pbk. ISBN: 0300000685.
On-line Resource H.L. Ellison, From Babylon to Bethlehem. The People of God from the Exile to the Messiah. Exeter: The Paternoster Press, Ltd., 1976. Pbk. ISBN: 0853641900. pp.136.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource William Howse Groser [1834-1925], Scripture Natural History I. The Trees and Plants Mentioned in the BibleWilliam Howse Groser [1834-1925], Scripture Natural History I. The Trees and Plants Mentioned in the Bible. By-Paths of Bible Knowledge X. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1895. Hbk. pp.235. View in PDF format pdf [This material is in the Public Domain]
Book or monograph Halpern: The First HistoriansBaruch Halpern, The First Historians. The Hebrew Bible and History. Pennylvania State University Press, 1996. Pbk. ISBN: 0271016159. pp.285.
On-line Resource R.K. Harrison, "The Biblical Problem of Hyssop," The Evangelical Quarterly 26.4 (1954): 218-224. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource R.K. Harrison, "The Mandrake and the Ancient World," The Evangelical Quarterly 28.2 (1956): 87-92.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Judith M. Lieu, "The Social World of the New Testament," Epworth Review 14.3 (Sept. 1987): 47-53. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the author]
Book or monograph Michael Patrick O'Connor, Backgrounds for the Bible. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1987. Hbk. ISBN: 0931464307. pp.xii + 369.
Book or monograph Sidebottom: Ancient Warfare: A Very Short IntroductionHarry Sidebottom, Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pbk. ISBN: 0192804707. pp.188.
On-line Resource Norman Henry Snaith [1898-1982], The Jews From Cyrus to HerodNorman Henry Snaith [1898-1982], The Jews From Cyrus to Herod. Wallington: The Religious Education Press Ltd., 1949. Hbk. pp.208. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the Snaith Family]
Article in Journal or Book Noel K. Weeks, "The Ambiguity of Biblical 'Background'," Westminster Theological Journal 72.2 (Fall 2010): 219-236.

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