The Genuine Works Of Flavius Josephus, The Jewish Historian (volume 1); Containing Twenty Books Of…

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byFlavius Josephus

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1823. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE ANTIQUITIES OF vita ®wwu* BOOK I. Containing an interval of 3833 Years from the Creation to the Death of Isaac. CHAP. L * OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLD AND THE DISPOSITION OF THE ELEMENTS. IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.f But when the earth did not come into sight, but was covered with thick darkness, and a wind moved upon its surface, God commanded that there should be light, and when that was made, he considered the whole mass, and separated the light and the darkness; and the name he gave to one was night, and the other he called day; and he named the beginning of light, and the time of rest, the evening and the morning. And this was indeed the first day. But Moses said it was one day,J the cause of which I am able to give even now; but because I have promised to give reasons for all things in a treatise by itself, I shall put off its exposition till that time. After this, on the second day, he placed the heaven over the whole world, and separated it from the other parts: and he determined it should stand by itself. He also placed a chrystaline firmanent round it; and put it together in a manner agreeable to the earth: and fitted it for giving moisture and rain, and for affording the advantage of dews. On the third day be appointed the dry land to appear, with the sea round about it; and on the same day he made the plants and the seeds to spring out of the earth. On the fourth day he adorned the heaven with the sun, the moon. and the stars, and appointed them their motions and courses» that the vicissitudes of the seasons might be clearly signified. And on the fifth day he produced the living creatures, both those that swim, and those that fly: the former in the sea, the latter in the air. He also sorted them as to soci...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1823. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE ANTIQUITIES OF vita ®wwu* BOOK I. Containing an interval of 3833 Years from the Creation to the Death of Isaac. CHAP. L * OF THE ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.42 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217627072

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