Josephus, the Jewish war ; newly translated with extensive commentary and archaeological background illustrations /

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Other Authors: Cornfeld, Gaalyahu, 1902-
Josephus, Flavius.

Mazar, Benjamin, 1906-

Maier, Paul L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub. House, c1982.
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245 0 0 |a Josephus, the Jewish war ; newly translated with extensive commentary and archaeological background illustrations /  |c Gaalya Cornfeld, general editor ; Benjamin Mazar, Paul L. Maier, consulting editors. 
260 |a Grand Rapids, Mich. :  |b Zondervan Pub. House,  |c c1982. 
300 |a 526 p., [30] p. of plates :  |b col. ill., maps, photos ;  |c 31 cm. 
500 |a Includes indexes (p. 512-525). 
504 |a Bibliography: p. 526. 
505 0 |a Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Methodology of this book -- Bk. I: Josephus' preamble, and outline of the whole work -- The Hasmonean revolt and war of liberation -- The heyday of the Hasmoneans -- The struggle between Antigonus and Herod -- Herod, king of the Jews -- Herod, builds Caesarea -- Herod's domestic tragedy -- Bk. II -- The rise and fall of Archalaus -- Judea becomes a Roman province; description of the Jewish sects -- The procurators -- The civil war of AD 66 -- Bk. III -- The wards in Galilee -- The Roman army -- The epic of Jotapata -- Josephus' escape -- Vespasian's conquering advance -- Bk. IV -- The rest of Galilee and Transjordan captured - Developments in Jerusalem -- Bk. V -- The siege of Jerusalem--preliminaries -- Description of Jerusalem -- Descriptioin of the Temple -- Two walls captured -- The horrors of the siege -- Bk. VI -- Capture and destruction of Antonia and siege of her Temple -- The battle over the Temple mount -- Destruction of the Temple -- Bk. VII -- The sequel of the war -- Last resistance subdued, harsh fiscal measures -- The siege of Masada -- Tragic drama at Masada 00 Rebellions in Egypt and Cyrene -- Appendix--The Testimonium Flavianurn. 
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