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Against Apion

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Brief Description

Josephus’s Against Apion (c. 97 AD) is a rebuttal to certain anti-Semitic writers, the grammarian Apion being prominent among them. The title is misleading, however, for the name Apion makes its first appearance only in the second book.

Edition Information

  • Whiston translation — The classic translation of William Whiston, first published in The Genuine Works of Flavius Josephus, the Jewish Historian (trans. William Whiston, 1737).