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Published by Houlston & Stoneman in London .
Written in English


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Statementa new translation, by ... R. Traill ... Edited, with notes, by I. Taylor
ContributionsTraill, Robert, 1642-1716, Taylor, Isaac, 1787-1865
The Physical Object
Pagination2 volumes (in 9 parts) :
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Open LibraryOL26290016M

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book vi. containing the interval of about one month. from the great extremity to which the jews were reduced to the taking of jerusalem by titus. chapter 1. that the miseries still grew worse; and how the romans made an assault upon the tower of antonia. 1. WHEREAS the war which the Jews made with the Romans hath been the greatest of all those, not only that have been in our times, but, in a manner, of those that ever were heard of; both ofFile Size: KB. Now, with Williamson's touch, The Jewish War is readable again, so there should be no excuse for missing this treasure! Read more. 13 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Kenneth M. Nollett. out of 5 stars This is a great book, but the Kindle version is awful/5(53). The Jewish War (Classics) - Kindle edition by Josephus, Smallwood, E. Mary, G. Williamson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Jewish War (Classics)/5(80).

The Jewish War started strong and I wondered at first if it might hold a candle to Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian doesn't in the end. Much of it comes across as a piece of special pleading. Josephus wrote the book during a time of growing hostility under Roman Emperor Domitian (reigned CE) toward those of the Jewish faith.4/5. "The Jewish War" was written by the contemporary Flavius Josephus, who lived from 37 A.D. to the late 90's A.D. with last recorded work finished after 93 A.D. Josephus was trained as . 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 First Jewish–Roman War (66–73 CE), sometimes called the Great Revolt (Hebrew: המרד הגדול ‎ ha-Mered Ha-Gadol), or The Jewish War, was the first of three major rebellions by the Jews against the Roman Empire, fought in Roman-controlled Judea, resulting in the destruction of Jewish towns, the displacement of its people and the appropriation of land for Roman military use Location: Judea (Roman province).

  The true story of a band of Jewish guerrillas, called the Avengers, in World War II. What happened to these rebels in the ghetto and in the forest, and how, fighting for the State of Israel, they moved beyond the violence of the Holocaust and made new lives/5. Josephus: Jewish War, Book 1. Sections 1 - Translated by William Whiston (). A few spellings have been changed. See key to translations for an explanation of the format. → Go to section number (in range 1 - ): Go; Whiston divided this book into 33 chapters, of which the first 22 are displayed here, as follows: Chapter 1. As a historical source Josephus is invaluable. His major works are: History of the Jewish War, in seven books, from BCE to his own time, first written in Aramaic but translated by himself into the Greek we now have; and Jewish Antiquities, in twenty books, from the creation of the world to 66 CE. 1 Why the great Bochart should say, (De Phoenic. Colon. B. II. ch. iv.,) that" there are in this clause of Josephus as many mistakes as words," I do by no means understand. Josephus thought Melchisedek first built, or rather rebuilt and adorned, this city, and that it was then called Salem, as Psalm ; afterwards came to be called Jerusalem; and that Melchisedek, being a priest as well as a.