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Kregel Publications Josephus: The Essential Writings

"The translation is fresh and exciting. The charts, maps, and illustrations make the book even more useful. This is a must for every pastor who wants to read Josephus,"---Prokope. A careful condensation of Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War, enhanced by photographs, maps, and illustrations. 416 pages, softcover. Kregel.
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Review 1 for Josephus: The Essential Writings
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Essential Reading of Jewish History

Date:January 6, 2013
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Graham Cudlipp
Location:Prescott, Ontario
Age:Over 65
Gender:male
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Having recently returned from the Holy Land and a trip to Masada I purchased Paul Maier's excellent book with illustrations.
I have read the whole book and have a much better understanding of Jewish Antiquities and The Jewish War.
Shalom,
Graham Cudlipp.
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Review 2 for Josephus: The Essential Writings
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Date:April 9, 2010
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Creswell Scott
I have gotten much information just from the introduction.I'm early in the book but enjoying it much.I sought to find something by Josephus for many years.Happy to know I can purchase books like these atChristianbook store.
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Review 3 for Josephus: The Essential Writings
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Date:October 30, 2009
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Glen Rose
Clear and to the point from a respected historian. It's great for interested readers who got bogged down in the full-length version.
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Date:October 21, 2008
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Kenneth Hasekamp
Borrowed the book from a friend. Enjoyed it enough to buy my own copy. Skips much of the entire work to concentrate on those portions holding special interest to Christian students. Really helpful tool, especially for the parts about Herod, fall of Jerusalem and Masada.
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Date:April 10, 2008
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Teodora M. Casiano
The Essentials Writing of Josephus it's a great book full of all kinds of historical information is a small paperback book but with weight on. I couldn't believe how heavy it was for a small book. It's a great book to have in a Christian library. I believe that every Christian should have this book in their library.
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Review 6 for Josephus: The Essential Writings
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Date:December 22, 2000
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L.J.
Not quite as good as Maier's translation of Eusebius, this is still great and the two compliment each other well. I found the Jewish Wars to be the most interesting section, but it was also interesting to read the Jewish history. Great buy!
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