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Josephus, the essential writings

a condensation of Jewish antiquities and The Jewish war

by Flavius Josephus

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Published by Kregel Publications in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- History of Biblical events -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.,
  • Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 395).

    Statementtranslated and edited by Paul L. Maier.
    ContributionsMaier, Paul L., Josephus, Flavius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS116 .J7413 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2396497M
    ISBN 100825429633
    LC Control Number87026261

    Index of parallels between Josephus’s Antiquities and the Old ePub Testament including the Apocrypha; About Flavius Josephus. Josephus was a first-century Pharisee, soldier, informant to the Romans, and writer. He left behind the most extensive writings on ancient Jewish history still in existence. Reviews of the Josephus The Complete Works.   The Hardcover of the Josephus, The Essential Works: A Condensation of Jewish Antiquities and the Jewish War by Flavius Josephus at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Kregel Publications.

    Editions for The Essential Writings: (Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ), 0. Flavius Josephus’ Life ( ca C.E.) All that we know about the life of Josephus comes from his own autobiography.6 Flavius Josephus, born as Joseph ben Matthias, “in the first year of the reign of Caius Caesar” (Caligula) in a priestly family, and through his mother he was descended from the royal Hasmonaean Size: KB.

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Copy Freely War of the Jews Antiquities of the Jews Autobiography Concerning Hades Against Apion Josephus was born Joseph ben Mattathias in. In this book historian Paul Maier has combined Josephus' works Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War and edited them to contain the most essential parts which give the reader both a history of the Jewish people in general and the destruction of their temple and city in great detail/5.

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Josephus: The Essential Writings; Show Additional Categories No early study of Judeo-Christian history would be complete without examination of the writings of Flavius Josephus. Apart from the Bible itself, his writings are the best historical source illuminating the biblical era and his presentation of some of the personalities in the New.

Flavius Josephus was a famous Jewish historian, priest, and scholar. His complete writings, books, and antiquities were translated by William Whiston. Read his complete works here online.

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The Works of Flavius Josephus / War of the Jews / Book 1 / Chapter 1; Share Tweet Save. Chapter 2 1. AT the same time that Antiochus, who was called Epiphanes, had a quarrel with the sixth Ptolemy about his right to the whole country of Syria, a great sedition fell among the men of power in Judea, and they had a contention about obtaining the.

Next to the Bible, Josephus' description of the people and events in the Old and New Testaments are the most authoritative ancient source yet sometimes the most difficult to understand. This is an updated, full-color edition of Josephus: The Essential Writings.

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A careful condensation of Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War, enhanced by photographs, maps, and illustrations. pages, softcover. Kregel. Josephus: The Essential Writings /5(7).

The extant manuscripts of the book Antiquities of the Jews, written by the first-century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus around 93–94 AD, contain two references to Jesus of Nazareth and one reference to John the Baptist. The first and most extensive reference to Jesus in the Antiquities, found in B states that Jesus was the Messiah and a wise teacher who was.

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It gives a great overview so your not bogged down in the telling about the time during which Josephus lived and before his time, since he of course wrote down some of the oral histories given to him by others/5(2).JOSEPHUS AND THE NEW TESTAMENT Jewish tradition that a star would appear two years before the birth of the Messiah 1).

There is also evidence of a widely disseminated belief that a world ruler would appear in the East, although in extant writings this belief cannot be shown to have been current until about A.D.

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