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The genuine works of Flavius Josephus, the learned and authentic Jewish historian, and celebrated warrior : to which are prefixed, three dissertations / translated by William Whiston.

Author/Creator:
Josephus, Flavius.
Standardized Title:
Works. English. 1815
Publication:
New-York : Published by David Huntington : Fanshaw & Clayton, printers ..., 1815.
Format/Description:
Book
7 v. : ill., maps, plan, port ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Josephus, Flavius -- Translations into English.
Jews -- Antiquities.
Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73.
Judaism -- Apologetic works.
Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Place of Publication:
United States New York New York.
Contents:
v.1. Dissertataion I-III. Antiquities of the Jews, book 1-4
v.2. Antiquities of the Jews, book 5-8
v.3. Antiquities of the Jews, book 9-13
v.4. Antiquities of the Jews, book 14-18 (chapter 1-5)
v.5. Antiquities of the Jews, book 18 (chapter 6-9)
book 20. The life of Flavius Josephus. The wars of the Jews, book 1
v.6. The wars of the Jews, book 2-5 (chapter 1-3)
v.7. The wars of the Jews, book 5 (chapter 4-11). Flavius Josephus on the antiquity of the Jews against Apion, book 1-2. Josephus' Discourse to the Greeks concerning Hades. Index.
Notes:
Printer varies: v. 4-5, Daniel Fanshaw; v. 6, Forbes & co.; v. 7, Samuel Marks.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The "dissertations" comprise: I. The testimonies of Josephus concerning Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, and James the Just vindicated. II. Concerning God's command to Abraham to offer up Isaac his son for a scarifice. III. Tacitus's account of the origin of the Jewish nation, and of the particulars of the last Jewish War, that the former was probably written in opposition to Josephus's Antiquities, and that the latter was for certain almost all directly taken from Josephus's History of the Jewish War.
Penn Chronology:
1815
Cited in:
Shaw & Shoemaker, 35030
Contributor:
Whiston, William, 1667-1752.
Huntington, David, 1784-1819, publisher.
Fanshaw, Daniel, 1788?-1860, printer.
Marks, Samuel, printer.
Fanshaw and Clayton. printer.
John Forbes & Co. (Printer : New York, N.Y.), printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Greek Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
10029467
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