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Did Jesus Live 100 B.C.?

An Enquiry into the Talmud Jesus Stories, the Toldoth Jeschu,
and Some Curious Statements of Epiphanius --
Being a Contribution to the Study of Christian Origins.

By G. R. S. Mead

London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1903.


  1. Foreword
  2. The Canonical Date of Jesus
  3. Earliest External Evidence to the Received Date
  4. The Genesis of the Talmud
  5. The Talmud in History
  6. In the Talmud's Outer Court
  7. The Earliest External Evidence to the Talmud Jesus Stories
  8. The Talmud 100 Years B.C. Story of Jesus
  9. The Talmud Mary Stories
  10. The Talmud Ben Stada Jesus Stories
  11. The Talmud Balaam Jesus Stories
  12. The Disciples and Followers of Jesus in the Talmud
  13. The Toldoth Jeschu
  14. A Jewish Life of Jesus
  15. Traces of Early Toldoth Forms
  16. The 100 Years B.C. Date in the Toldoth
  17. On the Tracks of the Earliest Christians
  18. Concerning the "Book of Elxai"
  19. The 100 Years B.C. Date in Epiphanius
  20. Afterword