The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325

2) The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series One

3) The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series Two

4) Plus From Roger Pearse: Early Church Fathers – Additional Texts


Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Bernhard Pick & Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (Second Series) & Roger Pearse (Additional Texts)

1) Ante-Nicene Fathers

The Writings of the Fathers down to A.D. 325

Volume I.   The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • Clement of Rome, Mathetes, Polycarp, Ignatius, Barnabas, Papias, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus.

Volume II.   Fathers of the Second Century

  • Hermas, Tatian, Theophilus, Athenagoras, Clement of Alexandria

Volume III.   Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian

  • Three Parts: I. Apologetic; II. Anti-Marcion; III. Ethical

Volume IV.   The Fathers of the Third Century

  • Tertullian Part IV; Minucius Felix; Commodian; Origen

Volume V.   The Fathers of the Third Century

  • Hippolytus; Cyprian; Caius; Novatian; Appendix

Volume VI.   The Fathers of the Third Century

  • Gregory Thaumaturgus; Dinoysius the Great; Julius Africanus; Anatolius and Minor Writers; Methodius; Arnobius

Volume VII.   The Fathers of the Third and Fourth Centuries

  • Lactantius, Venantius, Asterius, Victorinus, Dionysius, Apostolic Teaching and Constitutions, Homily, Liturgies

Volume VIII.

  • The Twelve Patriarchs, Excerpts and Epistles, The Clementia, Apocrypha, Decretals, Memoirs of Edessa and Syriac Documents, Remains of the First Ages

Volume IX.   Recently Discovered Additions to Early Christian Literature; Commentaries of Origen

  • The Gospel of Peter, The Diatessaron of Tatian, The Apocalypse of Peter, The Visio Pauli, The Apocalypses of the Virgin and Sedrach, The Testament of Abraham, The Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, The Narrative of Zosimus, The Apology of Aristides, The Epistles of Clement (Complete Text), Origen’s Commentary on John, Books I-X, Origen’s Commentary on Mathew, Books I, II, and X-XIV

Volume X.   Bibliographic Synopsis; General Index (PDF)

2) Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers

Series I

St. Augustine Volumes

  • Volume I.   Prolegomena: St. Augustine’s Life and Work, Confessions, Letters
  • Volume II.   The City of God, Christian Doctrine
  • Volume III.   On the Holy Trinity, Doctrinal Treatises, Moral Treatises
  • Volume IV.   The Anti-Manichaean Writings, The Anti-Donatist Writings
  • Volume V.   Anti-Pelagian Writings
  • Volume VI.   Sermon on the Mount, Harmony of the Gospels, Homilies on the Gospels
  • Volume VII.   Homilies on the Gospel of John, Homilies on the First Epistle of John, Soliloquies
  • Volume VIII.   Expositions on the Psalms

St. Chrysostom Volumes

  • Volume IX.   On the Priesthood, Ascetic Treatises, Select Homilies and Letters, Homilies on the Statutes
  • Volume X.   Homilies on the Gospel of St. Matthew
  • Volume XI.   Homilies on the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistle to the Romans
  • Volume XII.   Homilies on First and Second Corinthians
  • Volume XIII.   Homilies on the Epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Timothy, Titus, and Philemon
  • Volume XIV.   Homilies on the Gospel of St. John and the Epistle to the Hebrews

3) Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers

Series II

  • Volume I.   Eusebius: Church History from A.D. 1-324, Life of Constantine the Great, Oration in Praise of Constantine
  • Volume II.   Socrates: Church History from A.D. 305-438; Sozomenus: Church History from A.D. 323-425
  • Volume III.   Theodoret, Jerome and Gennadius, Rufinus and Jerome
  • Volume IV.   Athanasius: Select Writings and Letters
  • Volume V.   Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic Treatises; Select Writings and Letters
  • Volume VI.   Jerome: Letters and Select Works
  • Volume VII.   Cyril of Jerusalem, Gregory Nazianzen
  • Volume VIII.   Basil: Letters and Select Works
  • Volume IX.   Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus
  • Volume X.   Ambrose: Select Works and Letters
  • Volume XI.   Sulpitius Severus, Vincent of Lerins, John Cassian
  • Volume XII.   Leo the Great, Gregory the Great
  • Volume XIII.   Gregory the Great II, Ephriam Syrus, Aphrahat
  • Volume XIV.   The Seven Ecumenical Councils

4) Plus From Roger Pearse
Early Church Fathers – Additional Texts

Edited by Roger Pearse

These English translations are all out of copyright, but were not included in the 38 volume collection of Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.  Please take copies and place online elsewhere.  In some cases I have felt it necessary to add an introduction to the online text.  These are all placed in the public domain also — copy freely.  The texts are listed in chronological order.




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