Comparison with Other Works
Work             Originally Written Earliest Comp Ms    Difference
New Testament   ~75       ~ 350            ~275
Josephus             ~90       ~1000           ~900
Plutarch             ~100         ~950           ~850
Tacitus               ~100         ~850           ~750

Old Testament 1400-400  ~350      750-1750
Enuma Elish   ~1750 BC ~650 BC      ~1100
Rigveda         1500-1000  ~1350 AD   ~2600
Iliad               bef 700 BC ~1050 AD      1750+