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The wonderful, and most deplorable history of the latter times of the Jews : with the destruction of the city of Jerusalem. Which history begins where the Holy Scriptures do end. By Josephus Ben Gorion whereunto is added a brief of the ten captivities; with the pourtrait of the Roman rams, and engines of battery, &c. As also of Jerusalem; with the fearful, and presaging apparitions that were seen in the air before her ruins. Moreover, there is a parallel of the late times and crimes in London, with those in Jerusalem.

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London : printed for John Sims, at the sign of the Kings head at Sweethings Alley end in Cornhil, next the Royal Exchange, 1671.
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Book
1 online resource ([18], 272, 269-376, [12] pages, 3 leaves of plates) : portraits.
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Early English books online
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Standardized Title:
Josippon. English. Abridgments.
Other Title:
Wars of the Jews.
Wonderful, and most deplorable history of the later times of the Jews.
Subjects:
Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
A translation of Abraham ben David, ha-Levi's abstract, in book 3 of his "Sefer ha-Kabalah", of the anonymous "Josippon" or "Yosippon". The latter has been misattributed to a Joseph ben Gorion, usually identified with Joseph ben Gorion ha-Kohen but occasionally with Flavius Josephus.
Dedication to the City of London signed: James Howel.
Dedication to Sir John Robinson signed: J.S.
The portrait of Josephus Ben-Gorion is signed: W Sherwin fe.
Running title reads: The wars of the Jews.
Quire 2C contains a character of the Jews, and a prayer by Thomas Fuller.
Includes index.
Text continuous despite pagination.
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1911:22) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
Wing (2nd edition) J1086A.
Contributor:
Joseph ben Gorion, ha-Kohen, attributed name.
Howell, James, 1594?-1666.
Ibn Daud, Abraham ben David, Halevi, approximately 1110-approximately 1180.
Fuller, Thomas, 1608-1661.
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