Wars of the Jews

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Title Wars of the Jews
Author Flavius Josephus Ἰώσηπος Ματθίου
Date c. AD 77
Abbreviation J. BJ
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Brief Description

In Wars of the Jews (c. 77 AD), Josephus tells the dramatic story of the Jewish rebellion of 66–73 AD. The failed revolt led to the destruction of Jerusalem by the Roman army, with the Second Temple sharing in the city’s ruin.

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).