Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary, Volume 4: Judean Antiquities, Books 5-7

Translation and Commentary
 
 
Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 15. November 2004
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 373 Seiten
978-90-04-11785-3 (ISBN)
 
This volume offers a new translation of and commentary on Josephus' Judean Antiquities, Books 5-7, which cover the period from the entry into the land down to the death of King David. Topics addressed by the commentary include Josephus' handling of his biblical sources, the biblical text-forms used by him, and Jewish and Greco-Roman parallels.
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
xiv, 394 pp
  • Höhe: 274 mm
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  • Breite: 204 mm
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  • Dicke: 33 mm
  • 1293 gr
978-90-04-11785-3 (9789004117853)
9004117857 (9004117857)
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Christopher T. Begg, Ph.D. (1978) in Religious Studies, University of Louvain, is Professor of Old Testament at the Catholic University of America. He has published extensively on Josephus' reworking of the Bible, including Josephus' Account of the Early Divided Monarchy (Peeters, 1993) and Josephus' Story of the Later Monarchy (Peeters, 2000).
"Steve Mason and his team assembled by Brill are to be commended on their effort in this daunting and consuming project." - Shawn C. Madden, in: Faith & Mission (2005)
This volume provides a new English translation of and commentary on Josephus' Judean Antiquities 5-7 in which he retells the history of Israel from the entry into the land down to the death of King David. The commentary devotes special attention to the ways in which Josephus deals with the data of his biblical sources, i.e. the Books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel, and 1 Chronicles. It likewise looks to the question of the biblical text-forms used by Josephus and calls attention to Jewish and Greco-Roman parallels to his presentation. The book is intended primarily for biblicists and scholars of ancient Judaism.

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