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Title: The World of Josephus
Description: London, Secker and Warburg. 1964, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Silver title and blue motif on light blue cloth boards which have fading to spine and spine sides and to front side edge. Internally there is some light foxing to endpapers and closed edges else a clean, tight copy. 318 pages. Map of Palestine in Josephus's time. Titus Flavius Josephus (37-100), also called Joseph ben Matityahu, was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer who was born in Jerusalem, then part of Roman Judea, to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry. He first fought against the Romans but later became a Roman citizen, and advisor to Titus - son of Vespasius and was noted for his recording of Jewish history. NOT EX LIB R5. Good/No Jacket.

Keywords: History of Israel

Price: GBP 6.00 = appr. US$ 8.57 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 009058

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