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The Antiquities of the Jews By Flavius Josephus
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Josephus in his twenty-one volume Antiquities of the Jews, completed during the last year of the reign of the Emperor Flavius Domitian. In expounding Jewish history, law and custom, he is entering... More > into many philosophical debates current in Rome at that time. Again he offers an apologia for the antiquity and universal significance of the Jewish people. He outlines Jewish history beginning with the creation, as passed down through Jewish historical tradition. Abraham taught science to the Egyptians, who in turn taught the Greeks. Moses set up a senatorial priestly aristocracy, which, like that of Rome, resisted monarchy. The great figures of the Tanakh are presented as ideal philosopher-leaders. He includes an autobiographical Appendix defending his conduct at the end of the war when he cooperated with the Roman forces. The works of Josephus provide crucial information and also represent important literary source material for understanding the context of the Dead Sea Scrolls and late Temple Judaism.< Less
The Biblical Antiquities Of Philo By M. R. James
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This book, dating from the late first century C.E. (after the destruction of the second temple, 70 C.E.) is attributed to the Jewish writer Philo. However, most scholars agree that it was not written... More > by Philo, and it is hence sometimes called 'Pseuophilo'. Consisting of a retelling of the Hebrew Bible from Genesis to the end of 1 Samuel, Biblical Antiquities embellishes and often departs from the narrative as we know it today in small and large details. A little early to be called Midrash, Biblical Antiquities is one of the 'pseudepigrapha', writings on traditional Biblical subjects which were never canonized.< Less
Philo of Alexandria 'The Biblical Antiquities' By Apostle Horn
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Philo of Alexandria (/ˈfaɪloʊ/; Greek: Φίλων, Philōn; Hebrew:ידידיה הכהן‎‎, Yedidia... More > (Jedediah) HaCohen; c. 25 BCE – c. 50 CE), also called Philo Judaeus, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who lived in Alexandria, in the Roman province of Egypt. Philo used philosophical allegory to attempt to fuse and harmonize Greek philosophy with Jewish philosophy. His method followed the practices of both Jewish exegesis and Stoic philosophy. His allegorical exegesis was important for several Christian Church Fathers, but he has barely any reception history within Rabbinic Judaism. He believed that literal interpretations of the Hebrew Bible would stifle humanity's view and perception of a God too complex and marvelous to be understood in literal human terms.< Less
Christianity as Mystical Fact and the Mysteries of Antiquity By Rudolf Steiner
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For many years, occultists have tried to tie together the magical aspects of Christianity with fact. Steiner makes an argument for these occult connections in this book starting from not only the... More > Hebrew text but the Greek and Roman influences that happened to come into the faith of the Christians. Although many in the church will take this work and renounce it, there is arguments given here that need appropriate answers. To take this tome and read it as fact might be a stretch but it will give a good glimpse into the history of the occult and some of their very beliefs.< Less
Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition By L. W. (Leonard William) King
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'A Corpus of Magic Bowls: Incantation Texts in Jewish Aramaic from Late Antiquity' and 'Curse or Blessing, What's in the Magic Bowl?' By Dan Levene
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This book is a unique collection of Jewish magical texts from Late Antiquity. These consist of spells for protection against a wide variety of supernatural entities, demons, ghouls, and ghosts that... More > were thought to be the cause of humanity's misfortunes. The magic bowls from which the incantations in this book have been transcribed are a form of amulet which was peculiar to the Mesopotamian regions of modern day Iran and Iraq of the fourth to seventh centuries A.D. These magical texts were individually commissioned by people whose names are usually mentioned within the texts. After having been written by sorcerer -scribes on the inside of earthenware bowls these were buried upside down under the floor of the client's house. To this reprint is added Levene's general introduction, 'Curse or Blessing, What's in the Magic Bowl', making this an ideal volume for any wishing to study Late Antique Jewish magical literature.< Less
SOME COPPER BOXES FOR BERLIN By SERGIO BARABASCHI
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IN THE MIDST OF LAST WAR SOME COPPER BOXES HAVE BEEN HIDDEN IN A SMALL MEDITERRANEAN ISLAND. THEY CONTAIN HEBRAIC ARTIFACTS OF GREAT VALUE FOUND BY GENERAL ROMMEL. AFTER THE WAR THE DIFFICULT HUNT... More > FOR THIS TREASURE BEGINS. AMONG THE SEARCHERS A STRONG COMPETITION DEVELOPES. NO HOLD BARRED. THE PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF A RESEARCH CENTRE, COMPLETELY UNAWARE OF THIS STORY, IS INVITED TO THE ISLAND, WHERE, PUSHED BY MERE CURIOSITY, SOLVES THE MYSTERY, EVEN WITH THE HELP OF SOME LUCKY STRIKES.< Less
Reformed Egyptian Grammar: Volume 2 - Syntax By Daniel Deleanu
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The second volume of the "Reformed Egyptian Grammar" by Daniel Deleanu, PhD, is an objective study of the syntax of the original language of the Book of Mormon, which he has reconstructed... More > starting from his own "Rosetta Stone," namely the controversial "Anthon Transcript," which he proves to be absolutely authentic, and the so-called "Ferrini Lead Fragment," a tiny piece from a scroll found in Israel that once belonged to Bruce Ferrini, the antiquities dealer who put on the market the Gospel of Judas. Dr. Deleanu clearly evinces Reformed Egyptian's Semitic roots and, through etymological research, its connections with Paleo-Hebrew, with the script it borrowed from Egypt, and, possibly, with several Mesoamerican languages. Daniel Deleanu holds, among other degrees, a doctorate magna cum laude in philology. "The most important breakthrough in the field of Egyptology since that of Champollion." Sarah Israelit-Groll, PhD Founder and Head of the Department of Egyptology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem< Less
Lectures on Evolution By Thomas Henry Huxley
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The French expedition to Egypt had called the attention of learned men to the wonderful store of antiquities in that country, and there had been brought back to France numerous mummified corpses of... More > the animals which the ancient Egyptians revered and preserved, and which, at a reasonable computation, must have lived not less than three or four thousand years before the time at which they were thus brought to light. A fascinating work on evolution by a scientist who was also familiar with the Bible. Includes: I. The Three Hypotheses Respecting the History of Nature. II. The Hypothesis of Evolution: The Neutral and the Favourable Evidence. III. The Demonstrative Evidence of Evolution. This is Essay #3 from "Science and Hebrew Tradition".< Less
Reformed Egyptian Grammar: Volume 1 - Morphology By Daniel Deleanu
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The first volume of the "Reformed Egyptian Grammar" by Daniel Deleanu, PhD, is an objective study of the original language of the Book of Mormon, which he has reconstructed starting from... More > his own “Rosetta Stone,” namely the controversial "Anthon Transcript," which he proves to be absolutely authentic, and the so-called "Ferrini Lead Fragment," a tiny piece from a scroll found in Israel that once belonged to Bruce Ferrini, the antiquities dealer who put on the market the Gospel of Judas. Dr. Deleanu clearly evinces Reformed Egyptian’s Semitic roots and, through etymological research, its connections with Paleo-Hebrew, with the script it borrowed from Egypt, and, possibly, with several Mesoamerican languages. Dr. Deleanu, who holds a doctorate magna cum laude in philology (the study of ancient languages and literatures) is an independent researcher who is not affiliated in any way with the LDS Church or any other religious institution.< Less

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