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Title: Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary, Volume 5 Judean Antiquities Books 8-
Author: Begg, Christopher T Paul Spilsbury (eds)
Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2005
Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004117860
Volumes: 1; Pages: xiv, 360
List Price in Cloth: $210.00 Our price: $178.50
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This volume provides a new English translation and commentary on Josephus' Judean Antiquities 8-10 in which he retells the history of Israel from the time of the latter divided monarchy down through the exilic period. The commentary devotes particular attention to Josephus' use of his many biblical sources for this period, e.g., the books of Kings, Chronicles, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jonah and Nahum and Daniel. It also examines the question of the textual forms of these books used by him, and notes parallels to his presentation in both ancient Jewish and Greco-Roman literature. The book is intended primarily for biblicists and scholars of ancient Judaism.