Six Dissertations; The Testimonies of Josephus Vindicated. the Copy of the Old Testament Made Use of by Josephus a Reply to Dr. Sykes's Defence the Ch

Six Dissertations; The Testimonies of Josephus Vindicated. the Copy of the Old Testament Made Use of by Josephus a Reply to Dr. Sykes's Defence the Ch

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1734 edition. Excerpt: ...Art enough shewn; but no great measure of Sincerity. (6) PhlegonJgn?ct/ and extraordinary Eclipse was accompanied, certainly in the fame Year of the Olympiad, probably at the fame Time, with alike great and extraordinary Earthquake, as far off Jerusalem as Bithynia: As was the Cafe of the Darkness or Eclipse at our Saviour's Passion. But on the Year, or at the Time of Kepler's Eclipse, we have not the least pretence of Evidence for any such Earthquake, in-any Country whatsoever. (7 and 8) If we suppose Africanm's Copy rSyncellus to be uncorrupt, and that, ay Consequence, it had, originally, as has of late been zealoufly pleaded," the Words At" the full Moon and from the sixth Hour till the ninth: We have then a strong Attestation, that the oldest Copy of Phlegon we can now trace, did directly affirm, that the Eclipse described by him was a supernatural one, at the full Moon; and beginning at the sixth Hour, lasted-/'// the ninth. Which are two of the plainest Characteristicks possible of the Eclipse at our Saviour's Dr. Sykcs'a Defence, /. 19 22, A a Passion Passion. And which once granted, I believe no Man living will doubt but this was no other than the Miraculous Darkness or Eclipse at the Passion. This I alledge as only Argumentum ad Hominem: And I think it a very strong one. And though I cannot myself insist upon it, as still believing those Words an interpolation in Syncellus's Transcript, (as I imagine all Men of critical Sagacity will agree (also, ) yet was it not improper to be here produc'd in order to the Conviction of those of other Sentiments herein. Now to suppose that Phlegon's Eclipse was not that Darkness or Eclipse., which the Gospels assure us happened at the Passion of Christ April 3 A. D. 33. but was the Eclipse...show more

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