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    DescriptionEncounter the world and traditions that Jesus knew. Illuminate your understanding of the New Testament. In The Complete Works you will discover what the New Testament writers knew about Abraham, Moses, Samuel, David, and Solomon and examine an in-depth history of Herod and his infamous family.Josephus left us the earliest independent accounts of the lives of Jesus, John the Baptist, and James the brother of Jesus. Much of what we know about the beliefs of the Sadducees and Pharisees comes from Josephus. Without Josephus, we would know very little about the Essenes, the ancient Jewish group most frequently associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls.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 JosephusIndex of parallels between Josephus's "Antiquities" and the Old Testament including the Apocrypha About Flavius Josephus 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.


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    Title
    Josephus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas Nelson Publishers, Translated by William Whiston
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1200
    Width: 164 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1,039 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780785250500
    ISBN 10: 0785250506
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    Ingram Theme: THEO/EVANGE
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15420
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    DC21: 591.5
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEHIB, BSTBIBBHS
    DC22: 591.5
    BISAC V2.8: REL006160
    Abridged Dewey: 933
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    LC classification: DS116 .J7 1998
    Thema V1.0: QRAX
    Edition statement
    First Trade Paper ed.
    Publisher
    Thomas Nelson Inc
    Imprint name
    Thomas Nelson Inc
    Publication date
    03 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Nashville