Examples of unreliability in the Bible

The Bible is a great collection of literature, but it cannot be treated as a uniformly reliable source of historical information. Here are a few examples of statements in the Bible which are either errors or myths or deliberate tampering with the truth.
This is only a small sample, the tip of an iceberg!
The Bible authors:

(a) make mistakes:

(b) recount contradictory traditions:

(c) hide unpalatable facts:

(d) modify unpalatable statements:

(e) put speeches into the mouths of their heroes:

(f) compose 'teachings of Jesus' and events in his life:

(g) pass off their writings as the work of apostles: