- Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Letters to Friends, Volume II: Letters 114–280. Edited and translated by David R. Shackleton Bailey. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2001, 264–69 (no. 209). A letter from a wealthy Roman who bought a table stand from one of his friends.
- Goodman, Martin. “Jews and Judaism in the Mediterranean Diaspora: The Limitations of Evidence.” Pages 233–59 in Martin Goodman, Judaism in the Roman World: Collected Essays. Leiden: Brill, 2007. This article is an exercise showing that it is possible to give a completely different interpretation to the archaeological remains of this synagogue, if it was indeed a synagogue at all.
- Levine, Lee I. Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012, 294–314. Levine describes the synagogue, brings out its historical significance, and compares it to other synagogues. He focuses on the wealth and integration of the Jewish community in particular.
- Seager, Andrew R., and A. Thomas Kraabel. “The Synagogue and the Jewish Community.” Pages 168–90 in Sardis from Prehistoric to Roman Times: Results of the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis 1958–75. Edited by George M. A. Hanfmann. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983. This is the original archaeological report of the synagogue, with a detailed description of the building and its historical development.
- Vermeule, Cornelius. “Bench and Table Supports: Roman Egypt and Beyond.” Pages 180–92 in Studies in Ancient Egypt, the Aegean, and the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Dows Dunham on the Occassion of his 90th Birthday, June 1, 1980. Edited by William Kelly Simpson and Whitney M. Davis. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1981. This article discusses various designs of table stands, their dating, and who owned them.
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