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The Complete Works of Flavius Josephus (Hardcover)

translation by William Whiston

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This book is an exquisite reproduction of a circa-1850 large, single-volume collection of Flavius Josephus' complete literary works. A priest, scholar and warrior, this Jewish historian was born just a few years after the death of Jesus Christ. Best known for his works "The Antiquities of the Jews" and "The Jewish Wars," Josephus is an oft-cited source for students of biblical chronology and history.

The first work in this compilation is "The Antiquities of the Jews." It includes 20 books:

  • Book I - From Creation to the Death of Isaac
  • Book II - From the Death of Isaac to the Exodus out of Egypt
  • Book III - From the Exodus out of Egypt to the Rejection of the Generation
  • Book IV - From the Rejection of that Generation to the Death of Moses
  • Book V - From the Death of Moses to the Death of Eli
  • Book VI - From the Death of Eli to the Death of Saul
  • Book VII - From the Death of Saul to the Death of David
  • Book VIII - From the Death of David to the Death of Ahab
  • Book IX - From the Death of Ahab to the Captivity of the Ten Tribes
  • Book X - From the Captivity of the Ten Tribes to the First Year of Cyrus
  • Book XI - From the First Year of Cyrus to the Death of Alexander the Great
  • Book XII - From the Death of Alexander the Great to the Death of Judas Maccabeus
  • Book XIII - From the Death of Judas Maccabeus to the Death of Queen Alexandra
  • Book XIV - From the Death of Queen Alexandra to the Death of Antigonus
  • Book XV - From the Death of Antigonus to the Finishing of the Temple by Herod
  • Book XVI - From the Finishing of the Temple by Herod to the Death of Alexander and Aristobulus
  • Book XVII - From the Death of Alexander and Aristobulus to the Banishment of Archelaus
  • Book XVIII - From the Banishment of Archelaus to the Departure of the Jews from Babylon
  • Book XIX - From the Departure of the Jews from Babylon to Fadus the Roman Procurator
  • Book XX - From Fadus the Procurator to Florus

The second book is called "The Wars of the Jews." It is divided into seven books:

  • Book I - From the Taking of Jerusalem by Antiochus Epiphanes to the Death of Herod the Great
  • Book II - From the Death of Herod Till Vespasian Was Sent to Subdue the Jews by Nero
  • Book III - From Vespasian's Coming to Subdue the Jews to the Taking of Gamala
  • Book IV - From the Siege of Gamala to the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalem
  • Book V - From the Coming of Titus to Besiege Jerusalem to the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reduced
  • Book VI - From the Great Extremity to Which the Jews Were Reduced to the Taking of Jerusalem by Titus
  • Book VII - From the Taking of Jerusalem by Titus to the Sedition of the Jews at Cyrene

This exhaustive compilation also includes the Autobiography of Flavius Josephus, Josephus’ “Discourse Concerning Hades” and a short work called “Flavius Josephus Against Apion”

This classic translation by William Whiston is a treasure of information and beautifully detailed artwork from the historic Tallis publishing family, best known for their illustrated maps of the world with detailed vignettes. Their work is highly prized and collected, and the caliber of this quality is shown in each of the over 60 full-page steel engravings featuring the work of the most skilled artisans of the time. Each illustration is framed with an ornate and highly detailed border, each unique and a testament to the diligence and quality of craftsmanship that became a signature of the Tallis company.

Product Details
•Hardcover: 944 pages
•Publisher: Attic Books (October 15, 2008)
•Language: English
•ISBN-10: 0890515492
•ISBN-13: 978-0890515495
•Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.8 x 2.5 inches

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