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" And as for death, if it will be for their glory, they esteem it better than living always ; and indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence what great souls they had in their trials, wherein, although they were tortured and distorted, burnt... "
The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations. Tr. by W ... - Page 386
by Flavius Josephus - 1814
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The Evolution of Morality, Volume 2

Charles Staniland Wake - 1878
...tortured and distorted, burnt and torn to pieces, and went through all kinds of instruments of torture, that they might be forced either to blaspheme their legislator, or to eat what was forbidden them, yet could they not be made to do either of them, no, nor once to flatter their tormentors,...
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Our Own Columbia that is to be

Leonard Brown - 1908 - 608 pages
...their mind; and as for death, if it be for their glory, they esteem it better than living always; and indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence...souls they had in their trials, wherein, although the were tortured and distorted, burnt and torn to pieces, and went through all kinds of instruments...
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Our Heritage: (a Romance of the Sierras) in Five Books

Thomas E. Kepner - 1914 - 333 pages
...garments, with a girdle of leather around the waist. The war with the Romans, says Josephus, served to show what great souls they had in their trials, wherein, although they were tortured and distorted, and made to pass through all kinds of torment, in order that they might be induced to plaspheme their...
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The Qumrān Community: Its History and Scrolls

Charles Theodore Fritsch - 1972 - 147 pages
...mind. And as for death, if it will be for their glory, they esteem it better than living always; and indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence...to blaspheme their legislator, or to eat what was forbidden them, yet they could not be made to do either of them, no, nor once to flatter their tormentors,...
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Texts and Traditions: A Source Reader for the Study of Second Temple and ...

Lawrence H. Schiffman - 1998 - 777 pages
...consider it better than immortality. (152) Indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence of what great souls they had in their trials, wherein,...and went through all kinds of instruments of torment so that they might be forced either to blaspheme their legislator or to eat what was forbidden to them,...
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Understanding Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism

Lawrence H. Schiffman - 2003 - 409 pages
...consider it better than immortality. (152) Indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence of what great souls they had in their trials, wherein,...and went through all kinds of instruments of torment so that they might be forced either to blaspheme their legislator or to eat what was forbidden to them,...
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Judas the Galilean: The Flesh and Blood Jesus

Daniel Unterbrink - 2004 - 288 pages
...resolution they show when they undergo pain. (Ant. 18.23,24) Compare this to the description of the Essenes: Our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence what...pieces, and went through all kinds of instruments of torture, that they may be forced either to blaspheme their legislator, or to eat what was forbidden...
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The Way! the Prophetic Messianic Voice to the Path of the Edenic Kingdom ...

Shalomim Y. Halahawi - 2007 - 468 pages
...mind. And as for death, if it will be for their glory, they esteem it better than living always; and indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidence...to blaspheme their legislator, or to eat what was forbidden them, yet could they not be made to do either of them, no, nor once to flatter their tormentors,...
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A History of the Mental Growth of Mankind in Ancient Times, Volume 4

John Shertzer Hittell - 1893
...they esteem it better than living always; and indeed our war with the Romans gave abundant evidences what great souls they had in their trials; wherein,...instruments of torment, that they might be forced to blaspheme their legislator or to eat what was forbidden them, yet they could not be made to do either...
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