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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 andexamine an in-depth history of Herod and his infamous family.
Josephus left us the earliest independent accounts of thelives of Jesus, John the Baptist, and James the brother of Jesus. Much of whatwe know about the beliefs of the Sadducees and Pharisees comes from Josephus. WithoutJosephus, we would know very little about the Essenes, the ancient Jewish groupmost frequently associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- The War of the Jews an account of the Jewish revoltagainst Rome up to the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem
- The Antiquities of the Jews a history of the Jews from Creation to the Roman occupation of Palestine
- The Life of Flavius Josephus the autobiography of Josephus, who fought against Rome and later served the empire
- Against Apion a defense of the origin of Judaism inthe face of Greco-Roman slanders
- Discourse to the Greeks Concerning Hades a textWhiston attributed to Josephus
- Index of parallels between Josephuss Antiquities andthe Old Testament including the Apocrypha
About Flavius Josephus
Josephus was a first-century Pharisee, soldier, informant tothe Romans, and writer. He left behind the most extensive writings on ancient Jewish history still in existence.
|Publisher:||Nelson Incorporated, Thomas|
|Publish Date:||Jul 17, 2003|
|Number of Pages:||1184|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||2.4|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.6 x 6.8 x 1.7|
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