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" I have proposed to myself; for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans, to translate those books into the Greek tongue, which I formerly composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians... "
The seven books of the Jewish war, with two books against Apion, and a ... - Page 3
by Flavius Josephus - 1809
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The Great Roman-Jewish War

Flavius Josephus, William Whiston, David Samuel Margoliouth - 2004 - 485 pages
...accurate truth of the facts; I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the govemment of the Romans, to translate those books into the Greek...composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians; I Joseph, the son of Matthias, by birth a Hebrew, a priest also, and one who at first...
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St/sup State: ...the Unspoken Foreign Policy of the United States of America

Morris Glen Bowers - 2005 - 512 pages
...accusations, and sometimes encomiums, but no where the accurate truth of the facts; I have proposed to myself, for the sake of such as live under the...composed in the language of our country, and sent to the Upper Barbarians; (2) Joseph, the son of Matthias, by birth a Hebrew, a priest also, and one who at...
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The Ancient Historians

Michael Grant - 1994 - 486 pages
...the Empire. The version that has survived, however, is a second, Greek edition,21 which he prepared 'for the sake of such as live under the government of the Romans'. It was designed for the educated, Hellenised Jewish upper class - and he also specifically names important...
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