Five Works by Josephus

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Overview

Five Works by Josephus
Against Apion, Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades - An Extract, The Antiquities of the Jews, The Wars of the Jews, AND, The Life of Flavius Josephus

This edition features
• five complete books
• linked Tables of Contents

CONTENTS
AGAINST APION
AN EXTRACT OUT OF JOSEPHUS'S DISCOURSE TO THE GREEKS CONCERNING HADES
THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE JEWS
THE WARS OF THE JEWS
THE LIFE OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS

About the Author
"Titus Flavius Josephus (37 – c. 100), also called Joseph ben Matityahu, was a scholar who witnessed the destruction of Jerusalem, a first-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry.

He initially fought against the Romans during the First Jewish–Roman War as head of Jewish forces in Galilee, until surrendering in 67 to Roman forces led by Vespasian after the six-week siege of Jotapata. Josephus claims the Jewish Messianic prophecies that initiated the First Roman-Jewish War made reference to Vespasian becoming Emperor of Rome. In response Vespasian decided to keep Josephus as a hostage and interpreter. After Vespasian did become Emperor in 69, he granted Josephus his freedom, at which time Josephus assumed the emperor's family name of Flavius." --Wikipedia
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148561194
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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