From the flood to Abraham - Post-deluvian period. These eras include; Creation and Pre-History, Patriarch, Exodus, Conquest, Judges, Kingdom, Exile, Return and Silence. B. Individually, they include stories, laws, and sayings that are intended to function as models of religious and ethical conduct. From creation to the flood - Anti-deluvian period. In the essay, eras in the old testaments, period they existed and some of the world events that coincide with them are … JUDGES (author unknown) The history of Israel from Joshua to Samson. A.D. 1609 - The Douay Old Testament is translated into English by the Church of Rome, to complete the combined Douay-Rheims Version. The authors of these books are unknown, and each book possesses a unique tone, style, and message. BIBLE LANDS NOTES: General Outline of the Old Testament 1 General Outline of the General Outline of the Old Testament Old Testament THE PENTATEUCH – LAW I. It is said to be the most printed book in the history of the world, with more than one billion copies in print. Genesis A. Old Testament GENESIS (traditionally written by Moses) ... View detailed outline. The Pre-Mosaic Age. C. Abraham, the father of the Messianic nation. The Old Testament is a collection of thirty-nine books about the history and religion of the people of Israel. A.D. 1611 - The King James Version, also called the "Authorized Version" of the Bible is published. Old Testament literatures and history is divided into nine historical eras.