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Josephus

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You want to go deeper, 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 in existence. By studying Josephus' works, readers 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 beyond. Features include: The War of the Jews--an account of the Jewish revolt against Rome up to the destruction of the temple in JerusalemThe Antiquities of the Jews--a history of the Jews from Creation to the Roman occupation of PalestineThe Life of Flavius Josephus--the autobiography of Josephus, who fought against Rome and later served the empireAgainst Apion--a defense of the origin of Judaism in the face of Greco-Roman slandersDiscourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades--a text Whiston attributed to JosephusIndex of parallels between Josephus's Antiquities and the Old Testament including the ApocryphaAbout 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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1149 pages
  • 172.72 x 238.76 x 58.42mm | 907.18g
  • Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Nashville, United States
  • English
  • First Trade Paper ed.
  • 0785250506
  • 9780785250500
  • 85,305

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