Sunday, May 29, 2016

Beautiful Josephus

BIBLE PLACES BLOG: Most Beautiful Edition of Josephus’s Jewish War (Todd Bolen).
Carta has just released what is likely the most beautiful and most useful edition of Josephus’s The Jewish War ever printed. Here’s why I think this is the edition you (and your students) will want to read ...
Be forewarned that the translation used in the edition is the very out-of-date eighteenth-century one by Whiston. So if you get this edition — and the maps and photos etc. do sound very useful — be sure also to invest in a modern translation for actual reading.