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The New Complete Works of Josephus - Josephus Flavius

The New Complete Works of Josephus

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9780825429248
Number Of Pages: 1152

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No source, other than the Bible itself, provides more relevant information on the first century than the work of Flavius Josephus. This newly edited version updates the original 18th century language; includes commentary by the award winning author and historian, Dr. Paul L. Maier; features over forty photos of ancient sites and artifacts mentioned by Josephus; cross references numbers throughout to the Greek text of Josephus in the Loeb Classical Library; and offers revised indexes of subjects and Old Testament texts.

Introductionp. 7
The Life of Flavius Josephusp. 17
Jewish Antiquities
Prefacep. 47
From the Creation to the Death of Isaacp. 49
From the Death of Isaac to the Exodus out of Egyptp. 80
From the Exodus out of Egypt to the Rejection of That Generationp. 111
From the Rejection of That Generation to the Death of Mosesp. 139
From the Death of Moses to the Death of Elip. 166
From the Death of Eli to the Death of Saulp. 195
From the Death of Saul to the Death of Davidp. 231
From the Death of David to the Death of Ahabp. 266
From the Death of Ahab to the Captivity of the Ten Tribesp. 308
From the Captivity of the Ten Tribes to the First Year of Cyrusp. 333
From the First Year of Cyrus to the Death of Alexander the Greatp. 359
From the Death of Alexander the Great to the Death of Judas Maccabeusp. 387
From the Death of Judas Maccabeus to the Death of Queen Alexandrap. 417
From the Death of Queen Alexandra to the Death of Antigonusp. 454
From the Death of Antigonus to the Finishing of the Temple by Herodp. 492
From the Finishing of the Temple by Herod to the Death of Alexander and Aristobulusp. 525
From the Death of Alexander and Aristobulus to the Banishment of Archelausp. 553
From the Banishment of Archelaus to the Departure from Babylonp. 585
From the Jews' Departure out of Babylon to Fadus the Roman Procuratorp. 614
From Fadus the Procurator to Florusp. 641
The Jewish War
Prefacep. 667
From the Taking of Jerusalem by Antiochus Epiphanes, to the Death of Herod the Greatp. 670
From the Death of Herod Until Vespasian Was Sent to Subdue the Jews by Nerop. 728
From Vespasian's Coming to Subdue the Jews to the Taking of Gamalap. 775
From the Siege of Gamala to the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalemp. 804
From the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalem, to the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reducedp. 843
From the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reduced to the Taking of Jerusalem by Titusp. 881
From the Taking of Jerusalem by Titus to the Sedition at Cyrenep. 909
Against Apion
An Extract out of Josephus's Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hadesp. 983
Appendix
The testimonies of Josephus concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, and James the Just, vindicatedp. 987
Concerning God's command to Abraham to offer up Isaac, his son, for a sacrificep. 998
Tacitus's accounts of the origin of the Jewish nation, and of the particulars of the last Jewish war; that the former was probably written in opposition to Josephus's Antiquities, and that the latter was for certain almost all directly taken from Josephus's history of The Jewish warp. 1005
Proving that the copy of the books of the Old Testament laid up in Herod's Temple, and thence used by Josephus, the Jewish historian, in his Antiquities, was no other than that most ancient collection or library made by Nehemiah, in the days of Artaxerxes, the son of Xerxes; and was free from the several additions and alterations made afterwards in the other copies which are now extantp. 1019
Upon the chronology of Josephusp. 1036
To prove that the fragment or extract out of a homily concerning Hades belongs to Josephus, the Jewish historian, and was by him preached or written when he was Bishop of Jerusalem, about the end of Trajanp. 1070
Of the learned Christopher Cellarius: wherein the history of the family of Herod by Flavius Josephus is vindicated, as it deserves, from the learned John Harduin's suspicions of forgery; and that history is showed to be agreeable to ancient coinsp. 1077
Table of the Jewish Weights and Measuresp. 1087
A List of Ancient Testimonies and Recordsp. 1093
Texts of the Old Testament Parallel to Josephus's Historiesp. 1101
Harmony of the Numbering Systems in the Greek and English Editions of the Works of Flavius Josephusp. 1107
Indexp. 1115
Index of Photographs, Illustrations, and Mapsp. 1143
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ISBN: 9780825429248
ISBN-10: 0825429242
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1152
Published: 1st June 1999
Publisher: Kregel Publications,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.5  x 5.72
Weight (kg): 1.66