Antiquities of the Jews - a history of the Jewish...


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Author  Flavius Josephus
Publisher  MacMay
Publication Date   February 4, 2008
Pages  461


Antiquities of the Jews was written and published by the important Jewish historian Flavius Josephus about 93-94.

Antiquities of the Jews is a history of the Jewish people, written in Greek for Josephus' gentile patrons. Beginning with the creation of Adam and Eve, it follows the events of the historical books of the Hebrew Bible, but sometimes omits or adds information.

This work, along with Josephus's other major work, The Jewish Wars, provides valuable background material to historians wishing to understand first-century Judaism and the early Christian period.

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