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+