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An abridgement of the History of Josephus

Flavius Josephus

An abridgement of the History of Josephus

With some few additions and remarks; ... By B. Neave. ...

by Flavius Josephus

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Published by printed by John Crouse in Norwich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 144, no. 1).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 144, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],44p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16890189M

I intended to do no more than translate the Hebrew books into the Greek language.” (Josephus, Antiquities ) 2. “Those Antiquities of our Jewish nation contain the history of years, and are taken out of our sacred books; but are translated by me into the Greek tongue.” (Josephus. An abridgement of the History of Josephus: With some few additions and remarks ; with a Design of Throwing a Light Upon the History. By B. Neave. Price.

Josephus. Josephus - An Eyewitness to Christianity Josephus was a historian who lived from 37 A.D. to about A.D. He was a member of the priestly aristocracy of the Jews, and was taken hostage by the Roman Empire in the great Jewish revolt of A.D. Josephus spent the rest of his life in or around Rome as an advisor and historian to three emperors, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. Here Josephus begins to follow and to abridge the next sacred Hebrew book, styled in the end of the First Book of Maccabees, "The Chronicle of John [Hyrcanus's] high priesthood;" but in some of the Greek copies," The Fourth Book of Maccabees.".

Description of the book "Josephus The Complete Works": Encounter the world and traditions that Jesus knew. Illuminate your understanding of the New Testament. In The Complete Works you will discover what the New Testament writers knew about Abraham, Moses, Samuel, David, and Solomon and examine an in-depth history of Herod and his infamous. Josephus book entitled Antiquities of the Jews and published ca 93 C.E. If genuine they would be the earliest evidence concerning Jesus written by a writer who was not a that reason Josephus isthe only Greek -language istorian, h who was widely read in he medieval t Size: KB.


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An abridgement of the History of Josephus by Flavius Josephus Download PDF EPUB FB2

The most respected historian in my estimation in history, Josephus has given such a recording of history that I believe more educators should actually look at and begin to teach.

From creation to the wars this book gives you so much information that you must take your time to read/5(1K). The Complete Works of Flavius Josephus: History of the Jewish War against the Romans, The Antiquities of the Jews, Against Apion, Discourse to the Greeks concerning Hades & AutobiographyReviews: This superb edition comprises abridgements of Josephus' major works, "Jewish Antiquities" and "The Jewish War".

Josephus was a Jewish general with first-hand experience fighting against, and later for, the Romans in the 1st-century Holy Land. The translation is in lively and modern prose, and the abridgement is very well-chosen. s:   After 2, years, his writings remain an important and relevant source for historians and Bible Scholars.

Josephus - The History of the Jews Condensed in Simple English takes one of his most important works and presents it to modern readers in condensed simple English the first update of his Antiquities in nearly years/5(17).

Flavius Josephus, original name Joseph Ben Matthias, (born ad 37/38, Jerusalem—died adRome), Jewish priest, scholar, and historian who wrote valuable works on the Jewish revolt of 66–70 and on earlier Jewish history. His major books are History of the Jewish War (75–79), The Antiquities of the Jews (93), and Against Apion.

Early life. Flavius Josephus was born of an aristocratic. Flavius Josephus was a famous Jewish historian, priest, and scholar. His complete writings, books, and antiquities were translated by William Whiston. Read his complete works here online.

The information was revealed with extensive detail in a narrative that covers the New Testament time line. The narrative was also accompanied by doctrines given by the Holy Mother on how to acquire true sanctity. It is that narrative that comprises The Mystical City of God.

The work consists of 8 books in 6 volumes, this being a Popular s: By the time of Christ, the Old Testament canon was firmly established. In a paper written by the Jewish historian Josephus, he states this: For we have not an innumerable multitude of books among us, disagreeing from and contradicting one another, [as the Greeks have,] but only twenty-two books, which contain the records of all the past times; which are justly believed to be divine; and of.

flavius josephus the antiquities of the jews:index. flavius josephus the antiquities of the jews general index preface. book i: containing the interval of three thousand eight hundred and thirty-three yearsfrom the creation to the death of isaac book ii: containing the.

This work is absolutely indispensable for reconstructing the history of first century Israel. Josephus does not just describe the events of the revolt itself, but the political and cultural background. For example, in Book 5 he describes the building projects of King Herod in Jerusalem in great detail.

His books provide essential background for an understanding of both the beginning of modern Judaism and of the New Testament in its historical setting. Four of his works have survived. The Jewish War The history of the Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire in the years AD/CE, as experienced by Josephus himself.

History / The Works of Flavius Josephus / War of the Jews / Book 5 / Chapter 5; Share Tweet Save. Chapter 4 Chapter 6 1. NOW this temple, as I have already said, was built upon a strong hill.

At first the plain at the top was hardly sufficient for the holy house and the altar, for the ground about it was very uneven, and like a precipice; but. History / The Works of Flavius Josephus / Antiquities of the Jews / Book 1 / Chapter 1; Share Tweet Save.

Chapter 2 1. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. But when the earth did not come into sight, but was covered with thick darkness, and a wind moved upon its surface, God commanded that there should be light: and when that.

The Disputed “Testimonium Flavianum” by Josephus (Jewish Antiquities ) Recognizing some Christian edits does not remove the historical core of what Josephus believed about an Morrow. Tweet Quote; But as we learned from our conversation above, some of the comments about Josephus are disputed.

(29) What Josephus here declares his intention to do, if God permitted, to give the public again an abridgement of the Jewish War hear of it elsewhere, whether he. Josephus is one of the most famous historians of the Judeo-Christian Bible.

Writing in about AD, Josephus recorded, in great detail, Jewish history, 1 st century Judaism, the ministry of Jesus. In a book called, "Wars of the Jews", Josephus describes the destruction of Jerusalem as Jesus prophesied in Matthew 4. Josephus recorded Jewish history, with special emphasis on the first century CE and the First Jewish–Roman War, including the Siege of Masada.

discusses in his history, primarily the abuses of the Romans; this spurred the growth of fanatical Messianic Jewish movements which believed that the world was coming to an end shortly. In 71 Josephus rewarded with land in Judea, but moves to Rome. Becomes Roman citizen. Is given a commission by Vespasian to write a history of the war.

73 Birth of Josephus' son Hyrcanus. 75 Josephus receives a gift of land in Judea from Vespasian. Divorces his second wife. Marries a Jewish woman of Crete. 76 Birth of Josephus' son Justus. Chapter Bible / Our Library / History / The Works of Flavius Josephus / Antiquities of the Jews / Book 2 / Chapter 10; Share Tweet Save.

Chapter 9 Chapter 11 1. MOSES, therefore, when he was born, and brought up in the foregoing manner, and came to the age of maturity, made his virtue manifest to the Egyptians; and showed that he was born.

The historical writings of the Jewish historian, Josephus (37– A.D.) are our best source for knowledge of conditions in Palestine during the first century A.D. The English classicist G. A. Williamson has tried a new approach to the study of this controversial figure by relating him more completely to his Palestinian and Roman background.(18) Not long after this beginning of Florus, the wickedest of all the Roman procurators of Judea, and the immediate occasion of the Jewish war, at the twelfth year of Nero, and the seventeenth of Agrippa, or A.D.

66, the history in the twenty books of Josephus's Antiquities ends, although Josephus did not finish these books till the thirteenth.Get this from a library! An abridgement of the History of Josephus: With some few additions and remarks ; By B.

Neave. [Flavius Josephus].