Our young folks' Josephus: The Antiquities of the Jews and the Jewish wars of Flavius Josephus

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1912 - Jews - 478 pages
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Contents

Joseph is Sold into Bondage
36
How Joseph When He Had Become Famous in Egypt Had His Brethren in Subjection
40
The Sufferings of the Children of Israel
48
The Bravery of Moses
51
How Moses Fled Out of Egypt to Midian
53
The Ten Plagues of Egypt
57
The Crossing of the Red Sea
59
The Fall of Manna
61
The Victory Over the Amalekites
63
How Moses Entertained his Fatherinlaw Jethro
65
Moses Ascends Mount Sinai and Receives Laws from God
66
The Building of the Tabernacle
70
Moses Removes from Mount Sinai and Conducts the People to the Borders of Canaan
71
The Children of Israel Murmur Against Moses
75
The Israelites Defeat King Shion and King Og
79
The Prophet Balaam
81
CHAPTER PAC XXVII The Destruction of the Benjamttes 9
83
XXTV The Death of Moses
84
Joshua the Commander of the Hebrews Makes War with the Canaanites
87
The People of Gibbon
91
Deborah and Barak 10
101
Gideon 10
104
Concerning Abimelech and Other Judges Who Suc ceeded Gideon 10
107
Concerning Samson and What Mischiefs He Wrought upon the Philistines 10
109
The Story of Ruth
116
The Boy Samuel
118
The Return of the Ark
120
Saul is Chosen King
124
The Defeat of the Ammonites
126
The Sin of Saul
130
Davtd and Goliath
133
Saul Again Persecutes David
137
Davtd Flees from Saul
140
Sauls Adventure in the Cave
141
The Wife of Nabal
143
Saul Again Pursues David
145
The Witch of Endor
146
The Death of Saul
148
David is Made King of Israel
150
The Removal of the Ark
153
The Sin of David
155
The Rebellion of Absalom
157
The Death of Absalom
161
Davtd is Restored to His Kingdom
164
God Sends a Pestilence upon the Israelites
165
the Death of David
167
The Reign of Solomon
170
The Queen of Sheba
174
The Sin of Solomon
176
The Folly of Rehoboam
177
How Jeroboam was Punished by God
181
The Successors of Rehoboam
182
IIAPTER PACE LX Asa King of Judah
183
Ahab King of Israel
185
The Miracles of Elijah
187
Naboths Vineyard
191
How Benhadad King of Damascus and Syria Made Two Expeditions against Ahab
192
The Death of Ahab
195
Jehoshaphat King of Judah
197
Ahaziah King of Israel
198
Jehoram King of Israel
200
The Miracles of Elisha
202
Concerning Jehoram King of Judah
207
Death of Jehoram King of Israel
208
Jehoash is Made King of Judah
210
The Death of Elisha
213
Amaziah King of Judah
214
The Prophet Jonah
216
Uzziah King of Judah
217
Zechariah Menahem Pekahiah and Pec ah Kings of Israel
218
Ahaz King of Judah
219
Daniel in the Lions Den
236
The Delivery of the Jews from Bondage
237
Esdras
242
Nehemiah the Cupbearer
244
The Story of Esther
247
Bagoses Defiles the Temple
254
CHAPTER W XCIII Manasseh
255
Alexander the Great
256
Ptolemy Sotor
258
Ptolemy Philadelphia
259
Ptolemy Euergetes
262
XCVTII Hyrcanus the Son of Joseph
265
Antiochus Epiphanes
270
Mattathias
272
Judas Maccabeus
274
How Judas Maccabeus Won Two Great Victories
278
CHI Death of Judas Maccabeus
279
Jonathan
281
Alexander Bala
282
Defeat and Death of Alexander Bala
283
Demetrius Nicator
284
Revolt of Trypho
286
Death of Simon Maccabeus
288
John Hyrcanus
289
Aristobulus
293
Alexander Janneus
295
Alexander and the Pharisee
296
Pompey Takes Jerusalem
299
Antipater and his Sons
301
Herod Kills Malichus
304
Herod and Phasael are Made Tetrarchs
305
Herod Overcomes Antigonus and Takes Jerusalem
308
Herod Defeats the Arabians He Gains the Friendship ofOctavius
312
Jealousy Leads Herod to Commit Terrible Crimes
315
Death of Herod
320
The False Alexander
327
Caius Caligula Becomes Emperor of Rome
330
Death of Agrippa Judea Is Again Made A Roman Province
332
The Revolt of the Jews Against Florus
335
CHAPTER AGK CXXVI Agrippa Vainly Attempts to Avert the War
340
The Defeat of Cestius
346
CXXVTII John of Gischala
352
Vespasian is Sent against the Jews
358
Siege of Jotapata
360
The Capture of Josephus
373
The Destruction of Joppa
376
The Fate of the People of Tariche
379
Taking of Itybarium and Gamala
383
The Surrender of Gischala
388
The Zealots
390
The Zealots Wrangle Among Themselves Vespasian Takes Gadara
401
Titus Surrounds Jerusalem
409
A Successful Stratagem
415
The Jewish Factions Unite
418
The Romans Suffer a Repulse
424
The Jews Destroy the Roman Works
427
Titus Builds A Wall Around Jerusalem
430
The Romans Make an Assault upon the Antonia
435
The Antonia is Destroyed
439
The Destruction of the Temple
444
The Warnings Given to the Jews Before the De struction of the Temple
449
Titus Takes the Upper City
452
Jerusalem is Destroyed
457
Titus Rewards and Dismisses His Army
459
Vespasian and His Sons Celebrate A Triumph
462
The Conquests of Bassus
467
The Fortress of Massada 47
470
The Fall of Massada
472
The Temple in Egypt is Closed
475
The Sedition in Cyrene
477
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Page 451 - A voice from the east, a voice from the west, a voice from the four winds, a voice against Jerusalem and the holy house, a voice against the bridegrooms and the brides, and a voice against this whole people.
Page 135 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 50 - I have brought up a child who is of a divine form,* and of a generous mind ; and as 1 have received him from the bounty of the river, in a wonderful manner, I thought proper to adopt him for my son, and the heir of thy kingdom.
Page 257 - And when he understood that he was not far from the city, he went out in procession, with the priests and the multitude of the citizens. The procession was venerable, and the manner of it different from that of other nations. It reached to a place called Sapha...
Page 87 - The tract of which they thus became possessed was subsequently allotted to the tribes of Reuben and Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh.
Page 441 - You have put up a barrier," he said, " to prevent strangers from polluting your Temple : this the Romans have always respected ; — we have allowed you to put to death all who violated its precincts. Yet ye defile it yourselves with blood and carnage. I call on your Gods — I call on my whole army — I call on the Jews who are with me — I call on yourselves — to witness, that I do not force you to this crime. Come forth, and fight in any other place : and no Roman shall violate your sacred...
Page 166 - ... equal on all sides; and said this beforehand, that it was much better to fall into the hands of God, than into those of his enemies.
Page 451 - And when Albinus (for he was then our procurator) asked him, Who he was '? and whence he came ? and why he uttered such words ? he made no manner of reply to what he said, but still did not leave off his melancholy ditty, till Albinus took him to be a madman, and dismissed him. Now, during all the time that passed before the war began, this man did not go near any of the citizens, nor was...
Page 60 - ... destruction. As soon, therefore, as ever the whole Egyptian army was within it, the sea flowed to its own place, and came down with a torrent raised by storms of wind*, and encompassed the Egyptians. Showers of rain also came down from the sky, and dreadful thunders, and lightning, with flashes of fire. Thunderbolts also were darted upon them. Nor was there any thing which used to be sent by God upon men, as indications of his wrath, which did not happen at this time, for a dark and dismal night...

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