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Hochberuhmten Judischen Geschichtschreibers Historien und Bucher: Von alten Judischen Geschichten zwentzig sampt einem von seinem Leben, Flavii Josephi. Frankfurt, 1581. German.
A large volume, begins with "Antiquities of the Jews" which includes twenty chapters depicting the history of the Jewish people from the creation of the world until the Great Revolt (66 CE). The second part is book V of "Wars of the Jews" recounting the destruction of Jerusalem. A separate title page for the part about Jerusalem: Egesippi, des hochberuhmten furtrefflichen christlichen Geschichtschreibers, funff Bucher, vom judischen Krieg und endlicher Zerstorung der herzlichen und gewaltigen Statt Jerusalem. Numerous impressive woodcuts illustrate both parts throughout text.
[5], 348, [13] leaves; 177, [8] leaves, volume 34 cm. Good condition. Minor worming. Wood and vellum binding with metal clasps.

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Writings of Josephus Flavius - Frankfurt, 1581 -

Estimate $80 - $150Jan 17, 2017
8 Ramban St.
Jerusalem, 9242209
Israel
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