Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The "Martyrdom and Ascension of Isaiah"


The bibliography is divided into seven sections as follows:

I.    Overviews and bibliography

Bremmer, J. N., "Bibliography of the Ascension of Isaiah", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 403-406.

Hall, R. G., "Isaiah, Martyrdom and Ascension of", EBR 13 (2016) 344-345.

Trafton, J. L., "Isaiah, Martyrdom and Ascension of", ABD III (1992) 507-509.

II.    Critical editions with commentary

Giambelluca Kossava, A. – C. Leonardi – L. Perrone – E. Norelli – P. Bettiolo (eds.). Ascensio Isaiae. Textus (CCSA 7; Turnhout: Brepols, 1995). [critical editions of the texts in Ethiopic, Greek, Coptic, Latin, and Old Bulgarian]

Norelli, E. (ed.), Ascensio Isaiae. Commentarius (CCSA 8; Turnhout: Brepols, 1995). [commentary in Italian]

III.    Translations (annotated)

Brown, D. – A. M. Butts, "Ascension of Isaiah 6–11 (Ethiopic Version)", in M. DelCogliano (ed.), The Cambridge Edition of Early Christian Writings, Vol. 3: Christ: Through the Nestorian Controversy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022) 3-15.

Charles, R. H., The Ascension of Isaiah: Translated from the Ethiopic Version, which, together with the New Greek Fragment, the Latin Versions and the Latin Translation of the Slavonic, is here published in full (London: Adam & Charles Black, 1899).

Charles, R. H., "The Martyrdom of Isaiah", in R. H. Charles (ed.), The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English, with Introductions and Critical and Explanatory Notes to the Several Books, Vol. II: Pseudepigrapha (Oxford: Clarendon, 1913) 155-162.

Detlef, C. – G. Müller, "Die Himmelfahrt des Jesaja", in W. Schneemelcher, Neutestamentliche Apokryphen in deutscher Übersetzung, 2: Apostolisches, Apokalypsen und Verwandtes. 5. Auflage der von Edgar Hennecke begründeten Sammlung (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 1989) 547-562. English version: Detlef, C. – G. Müller, "The Ascension of Isaiah", in W. Schneemelcher, New Testament Apocrypha. Volume Two: Writings Related to the Apostles, Apocalypses and Related Subjects. Revised edition of the Collection initiated by Edgar Hennecke, English translation edited by R. McL. Wilson (Cambridge: James Clarke; Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1992: pbk ed. 2003) 603-619.

Dillmann, A., Ascensio Isaiae aethiopice et latine: Cum prolegomenis, adnotationibus criticus et exegeticis additis versionum latinarum reliquiis (Lepizig: F. A. Brockhaus, 1876).

Dochhorn, J., "Die Ascensio Isaiae (JSHRZ II,1: Martyrium Jesajas)", in G. S. Oegema (ed.), Unterweisung in erzählender Form. Mit Beiträgen von J. Dochhorn, B. Ego, M. Meiser und O. Merk (JSHRZ VI [Supplementa], Lief. 1, Fasz. 2; Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlaghaus, 2005) 1-48. [see Hammershaimb below]

Erbetta, M., Gli apocrifi del Nuovo Testamento, Vol. III: Lettere e Apocalisse (Torino: Marietti, 1981) 175-208.

Flemming, J. – H. Duensing, "Die Himmelfahrt des Jesaja", in E. Hennecke (ed.), Apokryphe Apokalypsen. Mit einem Vorwort von Michael Tilly. Neu gesetzte und überarbeitete Ausgabe, nach der 2., völlig umgearbeiteten und vermehrten Auflage der Ausgabe Tübingen 1924 (Wiesbaden: Marix-Verlag, 2007) 29-45. English version: Flemming, J. – H. Duensing, "The Ascension of Isaiah", in E. Hennecke, New Testament Apocrypha. Volume Two: Writings Related to the Apostles, Apocalypses and Related Subjects. Edited by Wilhelm Schneemelcher. English translation edited by R. McL. Wilson (London: Lutterworth Press; Philadelphia: Westminster, 1965) 642-663.

Hammershaimb, E., "Das Martyrium Jesajas", in E. Hammershaimb – N. Meisner, Das Martyrium Jesajas. Aristeasbrief (JSHRZ Band II: Unterweisung in erzählender Form, Lieferung 1; Güterloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 1973) 1-34. [translates only 1,1-3,12 and 5,1-14] [see Dochhorn above]

Knibb, M. A., "Martyrdom and Ascension of Isaiah (Second Century B.C. – Fourth Century A.D.): A New Translation and Introduction", in J. H. Charlesworth (ed.), The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. Vol. 2: Expansions of the "Old Testament" and Legends, Wisdom and Philosophical Literature, Prayers, Psalms and Odes, Fragments of Lost Judeo-Hellenistic Works (ABRL; Garden City, NY: Doubleday; London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1985) 143-176.

Norelli, E., "Ascension d'Isaïe", in F. Bovon – P. Geoltrain (eds.), Écrits apocryphes chrétiens, tome 1. Index établis par S. J. Voicu (Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, 442; Paris: Gallimard, 1997) 499-545.

Sparks, H. F. D. (gen. ed.), "The Ascension of Isaiah (the translation of R. H. Charles, revised by J. M. T. Barton)", in The Apocryphal Old Testament (Oxford: Clarendon, 1984) 775-812.

Tisserant, E., Ascension d'Isaïe: Traduction de la version Éthiopienne avec les principales variantes des versions grecque, latines et slave (Paris: Letouzey & Ané, 1909).

IV.    Multi-author volumes

Bremmer, J. N. – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016). [all the essays are listed below, apart from the Bibliography noted above]

Pesce, M. (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983). [all the essays are listed below]

V.    Monographs

Acerbi, A., Serra Lignea: Studi sulla fortuna della Ascensione di Isaia (Roma: Editrice AVE, 1984).

Acerbi, A., L'Ascensione di Isaia: cristologia e profetismo in Siria nei primi decenni del II secolo (Studia Patristica Mediolanensia, 17; Milano: Vita e pensiero, 1989).

Knight, J., The Ascension of Isaiah (Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1995).

Knight, J., Disciples of the Beloved One. The Christology, Social Setting and Theological Context of the Ascension of Isaiah (JSPSup 18; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1996).

Lusini, G., Ascensione di Isaia: Concordanza della versione etiopica (Aethiopistische Forschungen, 62; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2003).

Norelli, E., Ascension du prophète Isaïe (Apocryphes 2; Turnhout: Brepols, 1993).

Norelli, E., L'ascensione di Isaia. Studi su un apocrifo al crocevia dei cristianesimi (CISEC – Centro interdipartimentale di studi sull'Ebraismo e sul Cristianesimo antico, Università degli studi di Bologna – Origini, nuova serie, 1; Bologna: EDB, 1994).

Pesce, M., Il «Martirio di Isaia» non esiste. L'Ascensione di Isaia e le tradizioni giudaiche sull'uccisione del profeta (Bologna: Centro stampa Baiesi, 1984).

VI.    Articles and chapters

Acerbi, A., "L'Ascensione di Isaia nelle testimonianze del IV e V secolo. Ambiti di presenza e ipotesti recostruttive", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 277-298.

Bauckham, R., "The Worship of Jesus in Apocalyptic Christianity", NTS 27 (1981) 322-341.

Bauckham, R., "The Worship of Jesus", in R. Bauckham, The Climax of Prophecy. Studies on the Book of Revelation (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1993) 118-149.

Bauckham, R., "The Ascension of Isaiah: Genre, Unity and Date", in R. J. Bauckham, The Fate of the Dead. Studies on the Jewish and Christian Apocalypses (NTSup 93; Leiden: Brill, 1998) 363-390. [Reprint edition: Atlanta, GA: SBL Press, 2009]

Bauckham, R., "How the Author of the Ascension of Isaiah Created its Cosmological Version of the Story of Jesus", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 23-43.

Bianchi, U., "L'Ascensione di Isaia. Tematiche soteriologiche di descensus / ascensus", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 155-183.

Bori, P. C., "L'estasi del profeta: 'Ascensio Isaiae' 6 e l'antico profetismo cristiano", Cristianesimo nella storia 1 (1980) 367-389.

Bori, P. C., "L'esperienza profetica nell'Ascensione di Isaia", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 133-154.

Bremmer, J. N., "The Domestication of Early Christian Prophecy and the Ascension of Isaiah", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 1-22.

Campbell, W. C., "The Residue of Matthean Polemics in the Ascension of Isaiah", NTS 66 (2020) 454-470.

Caquot, A., "Bref commentaire du 'Martyre d'Isaïe'", Semitica 23 (1973) 65-93.

Carey, G., "The Ascension of Isaiah: An Example of Early Christian Narrative Polemic", JSP 17 (1998) 65-78.

Culianu, I. P., "La visione di Isaia e la tematica della Himmelsreise", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 95-116.

Czachesz, I., "Religious Experience behind the Account of Isaiah's Ascent to Heaven: Insights from Cognitive Science", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 235-257.

Destro, A. – M. Pesce, "The Ascension of Isaiah and the Johannist Constellation", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 199-234.

Dochhorn, J., "Beliar als Endtyrann in der Ascensio Isaiae. Ein Beitrag zur Eschatologie und Satanologie des frühen Christentums sowie zur Erforschung der Apokalypse des Johannes", in J. Frey – J. A. Kelhoffer – F. Tóth (eds.), Die Johannesapokalypse. Kontexte – Konzepte – Rezeption (WUNT 287; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012) 293-315.

Dochhorn, J., "Die Ascensio Isaiae und das Jesajabuch", in F. Wilk – P. Gemeinhardt (eds.), Transmission and Interpretation of the Book of Isaiah in the Context of Intra- and Interreligious Debates (BETL 280; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 359-372.

Dochhorn, J., "«World» (ዓለም) in the Ascension of Isaiah", ETL 94 (2018) 241-256.

Dochhorn, J., "Zur Konstruktion von Autorschaft in der Ascensio Jesaiae", in J. Frey – M. R. Jost – F. Tóth (eds.), Autorschaft und Autorisierungsstrategien in apokalyptischen Texten (WUNT 426; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019) 321-346.

Dochhorn, J., "The Trial of Isaiah: On Alleged Jewish Backgrounds of the Ascension of Isaiah", in M. T. Gebreananaye – L. Williams – F. Watson (eds.), Beyond Canon: Early Christianity and the Ethiopic Textual Tradition (LNTS 643; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2021) 85-96.

Erho, T., "New Ethiopic Witnesses to Some Old Testament Pseudepigrapha", BSOAS 76 (2013) 75-97.

Fischel, H. A., "Martyr and Prophet (A Study in Jewish Literature)", JQR N. S. 37/3 (Jan. 1947) 265-280 and 37/4 (Apr. 1947) 363-386.

Flusser, D., "The Apocryphal Book of Ascensio Isaiae and the Dead Sea Sect", IEJ 3 (1953) 30-47.

Gnoli, G., "Questioni comparative sull'Ascensione d'Isaia: la tradizione iranica", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 117-132.

Hall, R. G. "The Ascension of Isaiah: Community, Situation, Date, and Place in Early Christianity", JBL 109 (1990) 289-306.

Hall, R., "Isaiah's Ascent to See the Beloved: An Ancient Jewish Source for the Ascension of Isaiah?", JBL 113 (1994) 463-484.

Hall, R. G., "Astonishment in the Firmament: The Worship of Jesus and Soteriology in Ignatius and the Ascension of Isaiah", in Carey C. Newman – James R. Davila – Gladys S. Lewis (eds.), The Jewish Roots of Christological Monotheism. Papers from the St. Andrews Conference on the Historical Origins of the Worship of Jesus (JSJSup 63; Leiden: Brill, 1999) 148-155.

Hall, R. G., "Disjunction of Heavenly and Earthly Times in the Ascension of Isaiah", JSJ 35 (2004) 17-26.

Hall, R. G., "Subtleties of Translation and Ancient Interpretation: Cues for Understanding the Ascension of Isaiah", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 145-174.

Hannah, D. D., "Isaiah's Vision in the Ascension of Isaiah and the Early Church", JTS N.S. 50 (1999) 80-101.

Hannah, D. D., "The Ascension of Isaiah and Docetic Christology", Vigiliae Christianae 53 (1999) 165-196.

Helmbold, A. K., "Gnostic Elements in the 'Ascension of Isaiah'", NTS 18 (1972) 222-227.

Henning, M. – T. Nicklas, "Questions of Self-Designation in the Ascension of Isaiah", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 175-198.

Himmelfarb, M., "The Experience of the Visionary and Genre in the Ascension of Isaiah 6-11 and the Apocalypse of Paul", Semeia 36 (1986) 97-111.

Hogeterp, A. L. A., "The Descent of Jesus Christ in the Ascension of Isaiah", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 289-304.

Karmann, T., "Die Jungfrauengeburt in der Ascensio Isaiae und in anderen Texten des frühen Christentums", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 347-385.

Kartveit, M., "The Martyrdom of Isaiah and the Background of the Formation of the Samaritan Group", in V. Morabito – A. D. Crown – L. Davey (eds.), Samaritan Researches, Vol. V: Proceedings of the Congress of the SES (Milan July 8-12, 1996) and of the special section of the ICANAS Congress (Budapest July 7-11 1997) (Studies in Judaica, 10; Sydney: Mandelbaum Publishing, 2000) 3.15–3.28.

Kartveit, M., "Did Isaiah Really See God? The Ancient Discussion about Isaiah 6:1", in M. Zehnder (ed.), New Studies in the Book of Isaiah: Essays in Honor of Hallvard Hagelia (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2014) 115-136.

Knibb, M. A., "The Martyrdom of Isaiah", in M. de Jonge (ed.), Outside the Old Testament (Cambridge Commentaries on Writings of the Jewish and Christian World 200 B.C. to A.D. 200, 4; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985) 178-192.

Knibb, M. A., "Isaianic Traditions in the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition. 2 vol. (VTSup 70/2 – Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, 1/2; Leiden: Brill, 1997), esp. 636-647 [633-650].

Knight, J., "The Mystical Understanding in the Ascension of Isaiah", in Society of Biblical Literature 2000 Seminar Papers (SBLSP 39; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2000) 103-129.

Knight, J., "The Portrait of Mary in the Ascension of Isaiah", in S. F. Jones (ed.), Which Mary? The Marys of Early Christian Tradition (SBLSymS 19; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2002) 91-105.

Knight, J., "The Origin and Significance of the Angelomorphic Christology in the Ascension of Isaiah", JTS N.S. 63 (2012) 66-105.

Knight, J., "The Christology of the Ascension of Isaiah: Some Further Thoughts", Cristianesimo nella storia 34 (2013) 465-506.

Knight, J., "The Political Issue of the Ascension of Isaiah: A Response to Enrico Norelli", JSNT 35.4 (June 2013) 355-379.

Knight, J., "The Ascension of Isaiah. A New Theory of Composition", Cristianesimo nella storia 35 (2014) 33-75.

Knight, J., "The Christology of the Ascension of Isaiah: Docetic or Polymorphic?", in J. Knight – K. Sullivan (eds.), The Open Mind: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland (LNTS 522; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 144-164.

Knight, J., "The Ascension of Isaiah: A New(er) Interpretation", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 45-74.

Knight, J., "The Portrayal of Evil in the Ascension of Isaiah", in C. Keith – L. T. Stuckenbruck (eds.), Evil in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity (WUNT II/417; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 299-320.

Knight, J., "The Descent into Hell: Its Origin and First Development", JTS N.S. 72 (2021) 155-191.

Knight, J., "The 'Community Setting' of the Ascension of Isaiah: A New Analysis", JBL 141 (2022) 785-805.

Kraus, T. J., "The P.Amh. I 1 (Ascension of Isaiah) – What a Manuscript Tells about a Text and its World", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 387-402.

Lacau, P., "Fragments de l'Ascension d'Isaïe en copte", Le Muséon 59 (1946) 453-467.

Lanzillotta, L. R., "The Cosmology of the Ascension of Isaiah: Analysis and Re-Assessment of the Text's Cosmological Framework", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 259-288.

Leonardi, C., "Il testo dell'«Ascensio Isaiae» nel Vat. lat. 5750", Cristianesimo nella storia 1 (1980) 59-74.

Lührmann, D., "Alttestamentliche Pseudepigraphen bei Didymos von Alexandrien", ZAW 104 (1992) 231-249.

Meßner, R., "Unterwegs zum himmlischen Heiligtum – Zur kultischen Ekklesiologie in der frühchristlichen Literatur", in A. Vonach – R. Meßner (eds.), Volk Gottes als Tempel (Synagoge und Kirchen, 1; Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008) 233-257.

Neuenkirchen, P., "Visions et ascensions: deux péricopes coraniques à la lumière d'un apocryphe chrétien", Journal asiatique 302 (2014) 303-347.

Nicklas, T., "Der Philipperbrief in der Hand von 'Häretikern': Ascensio Isaiae und Evangelium Veritatis", in J. Frey – B. Schließer (eds.), Der Philipperbrief des Paulus in der hellenistisch-römischen Welt (WUNT 353; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015) 327-347.

Norelli, E., "Il martirio di Isaia come 'testimonium' antigiudaico?", Hen 2 (1980) 37-57.

Norelli, E., "La resurrezione di Gesu nell'Ascensione di Isaia", Cristianesimo nella storia 1 (1980) 315-366.

Norelli, E., "Sulla pneumatologia dell'Ascensione di Isaia", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 211-276.

Norelli, E., "Interprétations nouvelles de l'Ascension d'Isaïe", Revue des Études Augustiniennes et Patristiques 37 (1991) 11-22.

Norelli, E., "L'Ascensione di Isaia nel quadro del profetismo cristiano", in R. Penna (ed.), Il profetismo da Gesù di Nazaret al montanismo. Atti del 4º Convegno di studi neotestamentari (Perugia, 12-14 settembre 1991) (Ricerche storico-bibliche 5/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1993) 123-148.

Norelli, E., "The Political Issue of the Ascension of Isaiah: Some Remarks on Jonathan Knight's Thesis, and Some Methodological Problems", in D. H. Warren – A. G. Brock – D. W. Pao (eds.), Early Christian Voices in Texts, Traditions, and Symbols. Essays in Honor of François Bovon (Biblical Interpretation Series, 66; Leiden: Brill, 2003) 267-279.

Norelli, E., "La filiación en la Ascensión de Isaías", in P. de Navascués Benlloch – M. Crespo Losada – A. Sáes Gutiérrez (eds.), Filiación V: cultura pagana, religión de Israel, orígenes del cristianismo. Actas de las IX y X Jornadas de Estudio "La filiación en los inicios de la reflexión cristiana": Facultad de Literatura Cristiana y Clásica San Justino, UESD, Madrid, 14, 15 y 16 de noviembre de 2011, 12, 13 y 14 de noviembre de 2012 (Madrid: Editorial Trotta & Fundación San Justino, 2013) 243-274.

Norelli, E., "Ancora sulla genesi dell'Ascensione di Isaia: alcune osservazioni a partire dal contributo di Jonathan Knight The Ascension of Isaiah: A New Theory of Composition ", Cristianesimo nella storia 35 (2014) 549-568.

Norelli, E., "L'Ascension d'Esaïe est-elle vraiment un écrit unitaire? Une discussion avec Richard Bauckham, ASEs 32 (2015) 11-37.

Norelli, E., "L'«Ascensione di Isaia» dipende dalle lettere di Paolo? Una discussione con Richard Bauckham e Tobias Nicklas", Cristianesimo nella storia 40 (2019) 487-543.

Perrone, L., "Note critiche (e 'autocritiche') sull'edizione del testo etiopico dell'Ascensione di Isaia", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 77-93.

Pesce, M., "Presupposti per l'utilizzazione storica dell'Ascensione di Isaia. Formazione e tradizione del testo; genere letterario; cosmologia angelica", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 13-76.

Pesce, M., "'Isaia disse queste cose perché vide la sua gloria e parlò di lui' (Gv 12,41): Il vangelo di Giovanni e l'Ascensione di Isaia", Studia Patavina 50 (2003) 649-666.

Philonenko, M., "Le Martyre d'Ésaïe et l'histoire de la secte de Qoumrân", in M. Philonenko – Jean-Claude Picard, et al., Pseudépigraphes de l'Ancien Testament et manuscrits de la Mer Morte, I (Cahiers de la Revue d'Histoire et de Philosophie Religieuses, 41; Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1967) 1-10.

Piovanelli, P., "Un nouveau temoin ethiopien de l'Ascension d'Isaie et de la Vie de Jérémie (Paris, BN Abb. 195)", Hen 12 (1990) 347-363.

Piovanelli, P., "A Door into an Alien World: Reading the Ascension of Isaiah as a Jewish Mystical Text", in J. N. Bremmer – T. R. Karmann – T. Nicklas (eds.), The Ascension of Isaiah (Studies on Early Christian Apocrypha, 11; Leuven: Peeters, 2016) 119-144.

Porton, G. G., "Isaiah and the Kings: The Rabbis on the Prophet Isaiah", in C. C. Broyles – C. A. Evans (eds), Writing and Reading the Scroll of Isaiah: Studies of an Interpretive Tradition. 2 vol. (VTSup 70/2 – Formation and Interpretation of Old Testament Literature, 1/2; Leiden: Brill, 1997), esp. 710-715 [693-716].

Renoux, C., "Note sur l'Ascension d'Isaïe dans la tradition liturgique hiérosolymitaine", Cristianesimo nella storia 2 (1981) 367-370.

Rowland, C. – C. R. A. Morray-Jones, "The Ascension of Isaiah and the Road to Gnosticism", in C. Rowland – C. R. A. Morray-Jones, The Mystery of God: Early Jewish Mysticism and the New Testament (Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum. Section III: Jewish Traditions in Early Christian Literature, 12; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 189-201.

Simonetti, M., "Note sulla cristologia dell'Ascensione di Isaia", in M. Pesce (ed.), Isaia, il diletto e la Chiesa. Visione ed esegesi profetica cristiano-primitiva nell'Ascensione di Isaia. Atti del Convegno di Roma, 9-10 aprile 1981 (Testi e ricerche di scienze religiose, 20; Brescia: Paideia, 1983) 185-209.

Steck, O. H., Israel und das gewaltsame Geschick der Propheten. Untersuchungen zur Überlieferung des deuteronomistischen Geschichtsbildes im Alten Testament, Spätjudentum und Urchristentum (WMANT 23; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1967), esp. 245-251.

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VII.    Online resources

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