The New Complete Works of Josephus

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Kregel Academic - 1143 pages
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.

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Contents

From Vespasians Coming to Subdue the Jews to the Taking of Gamala
775
From the Siege of Gamala to the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalem
804
From the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalem to the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reduced
843
From the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reduced to the Taking of Jerusalem by Titus
881
From the Taking of Jerusalem by Titus to the Sedition at Cyrene
909
AGAINST APION
937
Book 2
960
AN EXTRACT OUT OF JOSEPHUSS DISCOURSE TO THE GREEKS CONCERNING HADES
983

From the Death of Ahab to the Captivity of the Ten Tribes
308
From the Captivity of the Ten Tribes to the First Year of Cyrus
333
From the First Year of Cyrus to the Death of Alexander the Great
359
From the Death of Alexander the Great to the Death of Judas Maccabeus
387
From the Death of Judas Maccabeus to the Death of Queen Alexandra
417
From the Death of Queen Alexandra to the Death of Antigonus
454
From the Death of Antigonus to the Finishing of the Temple by Herod
492
From the Finishing of the Temple by Herod to the Death of Alexander and Aristobulus
525
From the Death of Alexander and Aristobulus to the Banishment of Archelaus
553
From the Banishment of Archelaus to the Departure from Babylon
585
From the Jews Departure out of Babylon to Fadus the Roman Procurator
614
From Fadus the Procurator to Florus
641
THE JEWISH WAR
665
Preface
667
From the Taking of Jerusalem by Antiochus Epiphanes to the Death of Herod the Great
670
From the Death of Herod Until Vespasian Was Sent to Subdue the Jews by Nero
728
APPENDIX
987
Concerning Gods command to Abraham to offer up Isaac his son for a sacrifice
998
Tacituss 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 ...
1005
Proving that the copy of the books of the Old Testament laid up in Herods Temple and thence used by Josephus the Jewish historian in his Antiquitie...
1019
Upon the chronology of Josephus
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...
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...
1077
TABLE OF THE JEWISH WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
1087
A LIST OF ANCIENT TESTIMONIES AND RECORDS
1093
TEXTS OF THE OLD TESTAMENT PARALLEL TO JOSEPHUSS HISTORIES
1101
HARMONY OF THE NUMBERING SYSTEMS IN THE GREEK AND ENGLISH EDITIONS OF THE WORKS OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS
1107
INDEX
1115
INDEX OF PHOTOGRAPHS ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
INDEX OF COMMENTARIES AND CHARTS
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