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    DescriptionThe four surviving works of Flavius Josephus (38-100? A.D.) are the most important witnesses to the background to the New Testament and the life of Christ, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the institutions of ancient Judea. This full literary and historical commentary on these works, prepared by a team of scholars under Steve Mason, draws on the mass of new archaeological data, the results of studies of the Qumran texts, and on studies of early Christianity and Judaism. It is accompanied by a new English translation of the original text.


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    Title
    Flavius Josephus: Judean Antiquities Books 1-4
    Subtitle
    Translation and Commentary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Louis H. Feldman, Edited by Steve Mason
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 615
    Width: 27 mm
    Height: 50 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,765 g
    Language
    English
    Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
    Hebrew
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789004106796
    ISBN 10: 9004106790
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRCA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB, HRCG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS022000
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    BISAC V2.8: REL040030, HIS010000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    DC22: 909/.04924, 909.04924
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: ARC007000, HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DS116 .J7 2000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVC, DSBB, NHC, NHG
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FBH
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBA
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Brill
    Imprint name
    Brill
    Publication date
    16 November 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Leiden
    Review quote
    '...this series follows a format that is uncomplicated and therefore extremely user-friendly...The first two publications of the Brill Josephus Project have adequately satisfied the publisher's promise of being the first comprehensive literary-historical commentary on the works of Flavius Josephus in English...they have established a formidable, yet highly achievable standard for subsequent volumes in the series...an indispensable source of competing critical perspectives...correctly been termed an "indispensable source for all scholarly study of Judea from about 200 BCE to 75 CE"(Mason ix).' Dennis Stoutenburg, Journal of Biblical Literature/Review of Biblical Literature. '...diese Reihe sollten Benutzerinnen und Benutzer aus Judaistik, neu- und alttestamentlicher Wissenschaft und Alter Geschichte nicht nur in Bibliotheken nachschlagen, sondern m. E. fur einen privaten Kauf ernstlich erwagen...Eine Arbeit an und mit Josephustexten wird auf Jahrzehnte ohne diesen Kommentar nicht mehr denkbar sein.' Marco Frenschkowski, Theologische Literaturzeitung, 2003.