Josephus

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Born in Jerusalem, Josephus was a man of high descent, who became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature. After defecting to Rome, he was granted citizenship and became an advisor to the Emperor Titus, serving as translator during the Siege of Jerusalem. Josephus’ works provide valuable insight into first century Judaism and the background of Early Christianity. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Josephus’ complete works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Josephus’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Josephus, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions to the historical books and other works
* Includes William Whiston’s celebrated translations
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works and sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Josephus’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translations
WAR OF THE JEWS
ANTIQUITIES OF THE JEWS
AGAINST APIO
LIFE OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS
DISCOURSE TO THE GREEKS CONCERNING HADES

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Texts
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biography
JOSEPHUS by Norman Bentwich

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