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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Flavius Josephus books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Flavius Josephus  books at Browsers Uncommon Books

 Title: New Complete Works of Josephus, The
Author: Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (Translator), Paul L. Maier, William Whiston, Josephus Flavius, Translator-William Whiston
Binding: Hardcover, no dustjacket, pictorial cover.  1144 pages + ads.
ISBN: 9780825429242
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Published Date: 1999 Light stain and dampwave on bottom edges of  first 150 pages.

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 Josephus, Thrones of Blood, paperback.

Josephus, Complete Works, Enlarged Type, Illustrated, paperback.
The Works of Flavius Josephus The Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian and Celebrated Warrior to which added  Seven Dissertations Concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, James the Just, God's Command to Abraham, etc.  Translated by William Whiston; Introductory Essay by H. Stebbing. Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & Co., No Date. Hinges cracked and glued. Multiple owners names. Edge and corner wear. Heel and head of spine wear. No date, but appears to be a 19th century reprint. Translator was a 18th century clergyman.

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Titus Flavius Josephus (37 – c. 100),[2] also called Joseph ben Matityahu (Biblical Hebrew: יוסף בן מתתיהו, Yosef ben Matityahu),[3] was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer of priestly and royal ancestry who recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the 1st century AD and the First Jewish–Roman War, which resulted in the Destruction of Jerusalem and its temple in 70. Click to continue reading at wikipedia.
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Flavius Josephus
Jewish historian, born A.D. 37, at Jerusalem; died about 101. He belonged to a distinguished priestly family, whose paternal ancestors he himself traces back five generations; his mother's family claimed descent from the Machabeans. He received a good education, and association with distinguished scholars developed his intellectual gifts, more especially his memory and power of judgment. He also made himself fully acquainted with and tried the leading politico-religious Jewish parties of his age — the Essenes, Pharisees, and Sadducees. Click to continue reading at New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia
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 William Whiston (9 December 1667 – 22 August 1752) was an English theologian, historian, and mathematician. He is probably best known for his translation of the Antiquities of the Jews and other works by Josephus, his A New Theory of the Earth, and his Arianism. He succeeded his mentor Isaac Newton as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. Click to continue reading at wikipedia.com
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