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Josephus : Jewish Antiquities, Bks.XVI-XVII v. 11 - Flavius Josephus


Jewish Antiquities, Bks.XVI-XVII v. 11

By: Flavius Josephus, Ralph Marcus (Translator), Allen Wikgren (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 23rd October 1998
ISBN: 9780674995789
Number Of Pages: 400

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Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returned to Jerusalem and in 66 tried to prevent revolt against Rome, managing for the Jews the affairs of Galilee. In the troubles which followed he made his peace with Vespasian. Present at the siege of Jerusalem by Titus, he received favours from these two as emperors and from Domitian and assumed their family name Flavius. He died after 97.

As a historical source Josephus is invaluable. His major works are: "History of the Jewish War," in seven books, from 170 BCE to his own time, first written in Aramaic but translated by himself into the Greek we now have; and "Jewish Antiquities," in twenty books, from the creation of the world to 66 CE. The Loeb Classical Library edition of the works of Josephus also includes the autobiographical "Life" and his treatise "Against Apion."

The Jewish Antiquities
Book XVI
Ancient Table Of Contents
General Bibliography
Building Programme Of Herod
Bibliography Maps And Charts Map Of Palestine Map Of Galilee Plan Of The Temple The Herodian Family
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ISBN: 9780674995789
ISBN-10: 0674995783
Series: Loeb Classical Library No.410
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 23rd October 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.7  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3

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