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Title:
Josephus : the complete works
Author:
Josephus, Flavius, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Nashville : Thomas Nelson Publishers, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
1149 pages, [8] pages of maps : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Paint yourself into the picture of 1st Century Palestine. 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' writing, as well as John the Baptist and other familiar faces. You'll be able to understand the background of the New Testament like never before"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Life of Flavius Josephus -- The antiquities of the Jews -- The wars of the Jews -- Flavius Josephus against Apion -- An extract out of Josephus's discourse to the Greeks concerning Hades -- Appendix, dissertation -- Tables of Jewish weights and measures -- A list of ancient testimonies and records cited by Josephus, and of coins referred to in the notes upon him -- Texts of the old testament parallel to Josephus's histories.
ISBN:
9780785250500
Format :
Book

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