The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I. The Life of Josephus as written by Himself; II. The ... The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I. The Life of Josephus as written by Himself; II. The ... The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I. The Life of Josephus as written by Himself; II. The ... The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I. The Life of Josephus as written by Himself; II. The ...

The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I. The Life of Josephus as written by Himself; II. The Antiquities of the Jewish People, with a defence of those Antiquities, in Answer to Apion; III. The History of the Martyrdom of the Maccabees, and the Wars of the Jews with the Neighbouring Nations till the final Destruction of Jerusalem by the Roman Power; IV. Account of Philo's Ambassy from the Jews of Alexandria, to the Emperor Caius Caligula

Josephus, Flavius; Ebenezer Thompson and William Charles Price (Transl.)

Published by Fielding and Walker, London, 1777
Condition: fair to vg Hardcover

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Quarto. [4], IV, 5-719, [1], [4], 644, [28]pp (Index). Original half calf over marbled paper covered boards with gold lettering on spines. Engraved frontispiece in each volume. Illustrated with 70 fine engravings, including frontispieces, and 8 maps (of which 2 are folding), this remarkable edition of the works of Josephus, provides crucial information about the First Jewish-Roman War and an important literary source material for understanding the context of the Dead Sea Scrolls and late Temple Judaism. The Jewish War recounts the Jewish revolt against Roman occupation (66-70). Antiquities of the Jews recounts the history of the world from a Jewish perspective for an ostensibly Roman audience. These works provide valuable insight into 1st century Judaism and the background of Early Christianity. Heavy rubbing on bindings. Spines partly creased and darkened. Hinges reinforced with binder tape. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 30559

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Title: The Works of Flavius Josephus. Containing, I...

Publisher: Fielding and Walker, London

Publication Date: 1777

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair to vg

Edition: First edition in this translation.

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