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Overview

Flavius Josephus was a first-century Pharisee, soldier, informant to the Romans, and writer. He left behind the most extensive writings on ancient Jewish history still in existence.

These are his complete collected writings in a beautiful hardcover edition.

If you want to understand and immerse yourself in the Jewish history, culture, and community of Jesus, let Josephus: The Complete Works open your eyes. Flavius Josephus--first-century Pharisee, Jewish historian, Roman consultant, and writer--documented aspects of life during the time of Christ, giving us extensive writings on ancient Jewish history.

By studying Josephus' works, you'll gain a behind-the-scenes look at biblical figures, including Abraham, Moses, John the Baptist, and James the brother of Jesus; plus insights into the Dead Sea Scrolls community, Sadducees and Pharisees, the War of the Jews, and more.

Features include:

  • The War of the Jews--an account of the Jewish revolt against Rome up to the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem
  • The Antiquities of the Jews--a history of the Jews from Creation to the Roman occupation of Palestine
  • The Life of Flavius Josephus--the autobiography of Josephus, who fought against Rome and later served the empire
  • Against Apion--a defense of the origin of Judaism in the face of Greco-Roman slanders
  • Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades--a text Whiston attributed to Josephus
  • Index of parallels between Josephus's Antiquities and the Old Testament including the Apocrypha

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785250500
  • ISBN-10: 0785250506
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • Publish Date: July 2003
  • Dimensions: 9.52 x 6.44 x 1.67 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 1200

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