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Josephus's the Jewish War: A Biography


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Josephus's the Jewish War: A Biography - Goodman, Martin
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An essential introduction to Josephus's momentous war narrative The Jewish War is Josephus's superbly evocative account of the Jewish revolt against Rome, which was crushed in 70 CE with the siege of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Temple. Martin Goodman describes the life of this book, from its composition in Greek for a Roman readership to the myriad ways it touched the lives of Jews and Christians over the span of two millennia. The scion of a priestly Jewish family, Josephus became a rebel general at the start ...

Josephus's the Jewish War: A Biography 2019, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691137391