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Destruction of Jerusalem
L.H. Becker
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Destruction of Jerusalem

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From the narrative of Josephus as retold by Dean Milman in His "History of the Jews"
Hardcover, 70 pages
Published 1924 by Concordia

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Steve Hemmeke
Sep 17, 2013 Steve Hemmeke rated it liked it
A condensed retelling of the events of 70AD.

Gruesome, dark, depressing, the work could be seen as very anti-Semitic today. Josephus was looking to show to the Romans how benightedly stubborn his own people were, in the face of Roman power and glory. In my view, this was truly God's judgement on them for continuing to reject their King, Jesus, as they began to do 40 years earlier.

Three little additions to Josephus enhance the book. At the very end, he quotes Jesus in Matthew 23:38 - "Behold, your
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