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Greco-Roman Backgrounds

150 BC to 174 AD

175 to 324 AD

325 to 439 AD

440 to 1384 AD

1385 to 1564 AD

The Enlightenment

Modern Christianity

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Special Sites for Early Church Study


Sites of Interest

  • BIBLINDEX: A free index of approximately 400,000 biblical quotations and allusions from Greek and Latin patristic texts of the first five centuries is now available online. Guide to Early Church Documents
    A catalogue of primary sources and “contains pointers to Internet-accessible files relating to the early church, including canonical documents, creeds, the writings of the Apostolic Fathers and other historical texts relevant to church history.” 
  • Patristic sources in English translation
    Index of early church documents and the writings of Augustine of Hippo, Athanasius, Cyril of Jerusalem, and Gregory of Nyssa, among others. Repository of information related to Philotheou monastery project
    Site published by Dr. Robert W. Allison, Professor of Classical and Medieval Studies at Bates College, based on his own research and relationship with the monks at Philotheou.  A-Z directory of early Orthodox teachings.
  • Wheaton College Virtual Library of Christian Classics
    Christian Classics Ethereal Library’s mission is “to build up the church by making classic Christian writings available.


Early Church Sites of Interest


Sites of Interest