Subtitle: Translated From the Original Greek, According to Havercamp's Accurate Edition ... Together With Large Notes, Proper Observations, and an Index. to Which Are Added, Three Dissertations, Concerning, I. the Testimonies of Josephus Vindicated. Ii. God's Command to Abraham to Offer up Isaac, His Son, for a Sacrifice. Iii. Tacitus' Accounts of the Jewish Nation and of the Particulars of the Last Jewish War. With a Complete Table of the Jewish Coins, Weights, and Measures General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1829 Original Publisher: Blackie Fullarton, and co. Subjects: Jews Fiction / Jewish History / Jewish History / Holocaust Juvenile Fiction / Religious / Jewish Religion / Judaism / General Religion / Judaism / History Social Science / Jewish Studies Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: BOOK XV. Containing The Interval Of Eighteen Years. from The Death Of Antigonus To The Finishing Of The Temple By Herod.] CHAP. I. Concerning Pollio and Sameas. Herod slays the principal of Antigonus' friends, and spoils the city of its wealth, Antony beheads Antigonus. 1. H ow Sosius and Herod took Jerusalem by force; and, besides that, how they took Antigonus captive, has been related by us in the foregoing book. We will now proceed in the narration. And since Herod had now the government of all Judea put into his hands, he promoted such of the private men in the city as had been of his party, but never left off avenging and punishing every day those that had chosen to be of the party of his enemies: But Pollio, the Pharisee, and Sameas, a disciple of his, were honoured by him above all the rest, for when Jerusalem was besieged, they advised the citizens to receive Herod, for...
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Flavius Josephus has contributed to The Whole Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian, and Celebrated Warrior as an author.
Flavius Josphus (c. A.D. 37-100) was born to an aristocratic Jewish family, served as a priest, and later became the commander of Jewish forces in Galilee following the revolt against Rome that began A.D. 66. Captured by the Romans, Josephus spent his later life in Rome under the patronage of the Roman emperors where he composed his history of the Jewish people and his account of the Jewish war that led to the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple in A.D. 70.
|Title:||The Whole Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian, and Celebrated Warrior||Publisher:||General Books|
|No. of Pages:||340|
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