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Ancient Texts:

Buddhist Texts:

  • Dialogues of the Buddha -  Translated from by T. W. Rhys Davids, 1899.

  • Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Rituals of Death.



Chinese Texts:

  • Confucius: The Great Learning.

  • Confucius: The Doctrine of the Mean.

  • Lao-tzu: The Tao-te Ching.

  • Secret of the Golden Flower: Translation by Richard Wilhelm.

  • Sun Tzu: The Art of War.



Egyptian Texts:

  • Book of the Dead (Papyrus of Ani): Translation by E.A. Wallis Budge.

  • The Corpus Hermeticum: Translation by G. R. S. Mead, 1906.

  • Ebers Papyrus (c. 1,500 BC): Medical Treatise.

  • The Pyramid Texts: Translation by Samuel A. B Mercer, 1952.

  • Rhind Papyrus (c. 1,500 BC): Description of Mathematical Formula.

  • Westcar Papyrus: Stories From the 4th Dynasty.



European Texts:

  • Barddas of Iolo Morganwg: Edited by J. Williams Ab Ithel, 1862-74.

  • Beowulf: Translation by Francis B Gummere, 1910.

  • Eleusis Alesia (1936): Xavier Guichard Original.

  • The Faerie Queene (1596): By Edmund Spenser.

  • The Four Jewels of the Tuatha Danann: Translation by Vernum Hull, 1930.



Greek Texts:



Hebrew Texts:



Hindu Texts:



Pre-Columbian Texts:

  • The Dresden Codex: F�rstemann version of the Dresden Codex in PDF format,

  • The Dresden Codex: Kingsborough version of the Dresden Codex in PDF format.

  • The Grolier Codex: Full Images from

  • The Madrid Codex: Combined Brasseur de Bourbourg and Leon de Rosny Madrid Codex. (PDF)

  • The Paris Codex: Northwestern University Library



Sumerian/Mesopotamian Texts:

  • Enuma Elish (The Epic of Creation): Translation by L. W. King, 1902.

  • The Epic of Gilgamesh: Translation by R. Campbell Thompson, 1928.

  • Hammurabi: Code of Laws. Translation by L. W. King.

  • The Lament for Ur (c. 2,000 BC): Lamentation for the Destruction of Ur.

  • Seven Tablets of Creation: Translation by Leonard King, 1902.


Other Texts:

  • Rongorongo : List and Description of All Known Rongorongo Texts.

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