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Josephus, the man and the historian. by Henry St. John Thackeray

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Published by Ktav Pub. House in New York .
Written in English


  • Josephus, Flavius.

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StatementWith a pref. by George Foot Moore. Introd. by Samuel Sandmel.
SeriesThe Hilda Stich Stroock lectures at the Jewish Institute of Religion,, 1928
LC ClassificationsDS115.9.J6 T5 1968
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5541052M
LC Control Number67018816

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Flavius Josephus, original name Joseph Ben Matthias, (born ad37/38, Jerusalem—died ad, Rome), Jewish priest, scholar, and historian who wrote valuable works on the Jewish revoltof 66–70 and on earlier Jewish history. His major books are History of the Jewish War(75–79), The Antiquities of the Jews(93), and Against Apion. Flavius Josephus was a famous Jewish historian, priest, and scholar. His complete writings, books, and antiquities were translated by William Whiston. Read his complete works here online.   Josephus - The History of the Jews Condensed in Simple English takes one of his most important works and presents it to modern readers in condensed simple English the first update of his Antiquities in nearly years/5(17). The Works of Flavius Josephus / Antiquities of the Jews / Book 1 / Chapter 1; On the sixth day he created the four-footed beasts, and made them male and female: on the same day he also formed man. Accordingly Moses says, That in just six days the world, and all that is therein, was made. And that the seventh day was a rest, and a release.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. JOSEPHUS, FLAVIUS jō’ se fəs, flā’ viəs (born Joseph ben Matthias). Jewish historian. 1. Life. Josephus was born in Jerusalem, a.d. 37 or His father was a priest, his mother a descendant of the royal house of the Asmoneans. When he grew up he became a Pharisee, which sect he likened to the Stoics among the Greeks. OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages 24 cm. Contents: Life and character of Josephus: estimate of value of his works --The "Jewish war" --The "Jewish antiquities" --Josephus and Judaism: his biblical texts --Josephus and Hellenism: his Greek assistants --Josephus and Title: Jewish Institute of Religion (New York, N.Y.). For centuries, the works of Josephus were more widely read in Europe than any book other than the Bible. They are invaluable sources of eyewitness testimony to the development of Western civilization, including the foundation and growth of Christianity in the 1st Century. Josephus - Biblical Accounts Outside the Bible.