The Life of Flavius Josephus
The Life of Flavius Josephus
Flavius Josephus

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Section 1. The family from which I am derived is not an ignoble one…

Section 2. Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility…

Section 3. But when I was in the twenty-sixth year of my age…

Section 4. And now I perceived innovations were already begun…

Section 5. I was then afraid, lest, by inculcating these things so often…

Section 6. But, upon his coming and fighting, he was beaten…

Section 7. So when Gessius had been beaten, as we have said already…

Section 8. When I had therefore received these instructions, I came into Galilee…

Section 9. There were three factions in this city. The first was composed of men of…

Section 10. And this was the state Tiberias was now in.…

Section 11. But Gamala persevered in its allegiance to the Romans…

Section 12. Now, as soon as I was come into Galilee…

Section 13. When I understood this state of things, I was greatly provoked…

Section 14. But when I had dismissed my fellow legates…

Section 15. I was now about the thirtieth year of my age…

Section 16. Now the multitude of the Galileans had that great kindness for me…

Section 17. But when John was come to the city of Tiberias…

Section 18. But before I had spoken all I designed…

Section 19. Now, as soon as the inhabitants of that city understood the perfidiousness of the…

Section 20. But now John was afraid for himself, since his treachery had proved unsuccessful.…

Section 21. But now another great number of the Galileans came together again with their weapons…

Section 22. But the inhabitants of this city having determined to continue in their allegiance to…

Section 23. At this time it was that two great men…

Section 24. Now king Agrippa sent an army to make themselves masters of the citadel of…

Section 25. But when John, the son of Levi, who…

Section 26. There were some bold young men of the village of Dabaritta…

Section 27. Now, when all Galilee was filled with this rumor…

Section 28. When he had said this, and the multitude had openly applauded him for what…

Section 29. When, therefore, silence was made by the whole multitude…

Section 30. However, these robbers and other authors of this tumult…

Section 31. But there were still some that irritated the multitude against me…

Section 32. But as for the inhabitants of the city of Tiberias…

Section 33. But now, when the people of Tiberias perceived that there were no forces come…

Section 34. And by this stratagem it was that I gradually got all the senate of…

Section 35. Now the men of Tiberias, after I was gone to Taricheae…

Section 36. But before this, it happened that Philip, the son of Jacimus…

Section 37. Now there was one Joseph, the son of a female physician…

Section 38. But the hatred that John, the son of Levi…

Section 39. When Simon heard Ananus say this, he desired that the messengers would conceal the…

Section 40. Now, when they had given Jonathan and his companions these instructions…

Section 41. Now, as my father wrote me an account of this…

Section 42. But wonderful it was what a dream I saw that very night…

Section 43. When I heard this, and saw what sorrow the people were in…

Section 44. About this time it was that Jonathan and his fellow legates came.…

Section 45. When I had written thus, and given the letter to be carried by the…

Section 46. When Jonathan and his partners had received this letter…

Section 47. When I had laid these commands upon them…

Section 48. Now, as soon as Jonathan and his companions heard of my coming…

Section 49. When Jonathan and his companions heard this, they were in fear of their own…

Section 50. While I was thus speaking, the united voices of all the people joined together…

Section 51. When the multitude heard these things, they were greatly provoked at Jonathan…

Section 52. But when I was come near Sogane, I caused the multitude to make a…

Section 53. Now Jonathan and his colleagues, having failed of accomplishing what they would have done…

Section 54. So I suspected nothing, and went away to Tarichese…

Section 55. As for myself, although I knew of their design…

Section 56. Now there was one whose name was Ananias a wicked man he was…

Section 57. Now Jesus, who was the ruler, commanded that they should exclude all that came…

Section 58. When I had said this, Jonathan and his colleagues held their peace…

Section 59. But as I was gone out a little way…

Section 60. Now, in a few days, those ambassadors whom he had sent…

Section 61. Now, when they had received that letter, and were thereby greatly disturbed…

Section 62. However, the governors of Tiberias took care to have their city secured with walls…

Section 63. And now being desirous to catch Simon by a wile…

Section 64. But on the next day, I brought ten thousand armed men with me…

Section 65. And now I am come to this part of my narration…

Section 66. Now, when I had settled the affairs of Tiberias…

Section 67. But about this time it was that the people of Sepphoris grew insolent…

Section 68. Nay, indeed, Tiberias had like to have been plundered by the Galileans also upon…

Section 69. When I heard this, I was in doubt what to do…

Section 70. About this time it was that Justus, the son of Pistus…

Section 71. Now, when the people of Sepphoris had, in so surprising a manner…

Section 72. As soon as I had gotten intelligence of this…

Section 73. When Sylla and his party were informed what happened to me…

Section 74. It was not now long before Vespasian came to Tyre…

Section 75. For when the siege of Jotapata was over…

Section 76. But when Titus had composed the troubles in Judea…

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