The Odes of Solomon
- Is anyone familiar with "The Odes of Solomon." It is reported to be "An
Authentic 1st Century Book of Christian Psalms." They are said to have been
written in the region of Antioch in the second century AD.
For more information you can investigate it on the web by searching on "The
Odes of Solomon" at www.google.com
The Catholic Encyclopedia lists it as
Eighteen apocryphal psalms, extant in Greek, probably translated from a
Hebrew, or an Aramaic original, commonly assigned to
the first century B.C.
They contain little of originality, and are, for the
most part, centos drawn from the
psalms of David. In them Messianic hope is not
bright; a gloom enshrouds that
hope - the gloom caused by Pompey's siege of