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Encounter the realm and traditions that Jesus knew. Illuminate your knowing of the hot testomony. within the whole Works you can find what the recent testomony writers knew approximately Abraham, Moses, Samuel, David, and Solomon and look at an in-depth historical past of Herod and his notorious family.

Josephus left us the earliest self reliant money owed of the lives of Jesus, John the Baptist, and James the brother of Jesus. a lot of what we all know in regards to the ideals of the Sadducees and Pharisees comes from Josephus. with out Josephus, we might understand little or no concerning the Essenes, the traditional Jewish workforce most often linked to the useless Sea Scrolls.

Features include:

  • The struggle of the Jews—an account of the Jewish rebel opposed to Rome as much as the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem
  • The Antiquities of the Jews—a historical past of the Jews from construction to the Roman career of Palestine
  • The lifetime of Flavius Josephus—the autobiography of Josephus, who fought opposed to Rome and later served the empire
  • Against Apion—a protection of the starting place of Judaism within the face of Greco-Roman slanders
  • Discourse to the Greeks pertaining to Hades—a textual content Whiston attributed to Josephus
  • Index of parallels among Josephus’s Antiquities and the outdated testomony together with the Apocrypha


About Flavius Josephus

Josephus was once a first-century Pharisee, soldier, informant to the Romans, and author. He left at the back of the main broad writings on historical Jewish background nonetheless in existence.

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