Josephus: The Complete Works [NOOK Book]

Overview

You haven't completed your biblical understanding until you've traveled back to the lands where it all took place. Now you can hear the sounds and see the sights, meet the people who were there when it happened.

This comprehensive account from the legendary Jewish historian takes you right into the action, setting up the historical relevance of first-century events, taking ...
See more details below
Josephus: The Complete Works

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$19.99
BN.com price

Overview

You haven't completed your biblical understanding until you've traveled back to the lands where it all took place. Now you can hear the sounds and see the sights, meet the people who were there when it happened.

This comprehensive account from the legendary Jewish historian takes you right into the action, setting up the historical relevance of first-century events, taking you all the way from Creation to Roman occupation. In the process, Josephus provides substantial first-hand corroboration of the biblical record.

Most importantly, you'll meet the historical Jesus in Josephus' writings, as well as John the Baptist and other familiar faces. You'll be able to understand the background of the Bible like never before.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016010526
  • Publisher: Bet Nun
  • Publication date: 1/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 210,711
  • File size: 7 MB

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 12 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(5)

4 Star

(3)

3 Star

(4)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 12 Customer Reviews
  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Josephus The Complete Works

    I use this book to supplement my study of the Torah. I joined a Torah Study to better understand the Hebrew religion. My daughter who has a Bachelors degree in Bible and Religion recommended it as it was one required reference in all her college papers. It is so easily understood and often reads like contemporary literature it seems hard to think that the original was written shortly after the death of Jesus and the translation made so many, many years ago. I find it gives a fuller picture of what a very educated New Testament Era Jew believed. Since Josephus was not a follower of Jesus his assesment of Jesus and John the Baptizer are not flattering but they give insight into the thoughts of the non believer and depth to the subject. I would suggest it to any one interested in a first hand account of some one who was there just for the contrast in perspective and enhanced story details of the patriarchs and Jewish history.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Posted November 1, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    I Also Recommend:

    A Jewish Literary Master at work

    Thie should be the first book read in an in-depth manner about the history of the Jewish people and their special relationship with God. In the antiquities, Josephus has attempted rewite of the Bible in a literary form and has rather well succeeded. Think of the position he occupied in relation to th Romans and especially to the people of Galilee. He was an intelligent man who recognized the size and strength of the Roman forces and the impossibility of beathing the. I suppose in that sense he would have been classed an "Accomodator" which was, in fact, hated by the Essene and Sicarii but at least kept him grounded in reality. The portion of the Maccabean revolution seems clear and concise and is very informative. After this, you might choose to read the Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocryphaand the several of the books by Robert Eisenman. I think a new vision of the Jew might become known to you and an easier understanding how their true religion has been thoroughly hijacked and has little or no resemblance to what we the christian culture claim to be the true faith.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 12 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)