Gateway to the Classics: Our Young Folks' Josephus by William Shepard
Our Young Folks' Josephus by  William Shepard

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Front Matter

Abraham, the Founder of the Jewish Race
The Sacrifice of Isaac
Jacob and Esau
Jacob Flies from Esau
The Meeting of Jacob and Esau
Joseph and His Brethren
Joseph Is Sold into Bondage
How Joseph Had His Brethren in Subjection
The Sufferings of the Children of Israel
The Bravery of Moses
How Moses Fled out of Egypt to Midian
The Ten Plagues of Egypt
The Crossing of the Red Sea
The Fall of Manna
The Victory over the Amalekites
How Moses Entertained His Father-in-law, Jethro
Moses Ascends Mount Sinai
The Building of the Tabernacle
Moses Conducts the People to the Borders of Canaan
The Children of Israel Murmur against Moses
The Israelites Defeat King Sihon and King Og
The Prophet Balaam
The Death of Moses
Joshua Makes War with the Canaanites
The People of Gibeon
The Destruction of the Benjamites
Deborah and Barak
Abimelech and the Other Judges Succeeding Gideon
The Mischiefs Samson Wrought upon the Philistines
The Story of Ruth
The Boy Samuel
The Return of the Ark
Saul Is Chosen King
The Defeat of the Ammonites
The Sin of Saul
David and Goliath
Saul Again Persecutes David
David Flees from Saul
Saul's Adventure in the Cave
The Wife of Nabal
Saul Again Pursues David
The Witch of Endor
The Death of Saul
David Is Made King of Israel
The Removal of the Ark
The Sin of David
The Rebellion of Absalom
The Death of Absalom
David Is Restored to His Kingdom
God Sends a Pestilence upon the Israelites
The Death of David
The Reign of Solomon
The Queen of Sheba
The Sin of Solomon
The Folly of Rehoboam
How Jeroboam Was Punished by God
The Successors of Rehoboam
Asa, King of Judah
Ahab, King of Israel
The Miracles of Elijah
Naboth's Vineyard
How Benhadad Made Two Expeditions against Ahab
The Death of Ahab
Jehosaphat, King of Judah
Ahaziah, King of Israel
Jehoram, King of Israel
The Miracles of Elisha
Concerning Jehoram, King of Judah
The Death of Jehoram, King of Israel
Jehoash Is Made King of Judah
The Death of Elisha
Amaziah, King of Judah
The Prophet Jonah
Uzziah, King of Judah
The Kings of Israel
Ahaz, King of Judah
The Destruction of the Kingdom of Israel
The Destruction of Sennacherib's Army
Manasseh and Ammon, Kings of Judah
Josiah, King of Judah
The Invasion of Nebuchadnezzar
The Murder of Gedaliah
Belshazzar's Feast
Daniel in the Lion's Den
The Delivery of the Jews from Bondage
Nehemiah the Cup-Bearer
The Story of Esther
Bagoses Defiles the Temple
Alexander the Great
Ptolemy Sotor
Ptolemy Philadelphus
Ptolemy Euergetes
Hyrcanus, the Son of Joseph
Antiochus Epiphanes
Judas Maccabeus
How Judas Maccabeus Won Two Great Victories
The Death of Judas Maccabeus
Alexander Bala
Defeat and Death of Alexander Bala
Demetrius Nicator
The Revolt of Trypho
Death of Simon Maccabeus
John Hyrcanus
Alexander Janneus
Alexander and the Pharisees
Pompey Takes Jerusalem
Antipater and His Sons
Herod Kills Malichus
Herod and Phasael Are Made Tetrarchs
Herod Overcomes Antigonus and Takes Jerusalem
Herod Defeats the Arabians
Herod Commits Terrible Crimes
Death of Herod
The False Alexander
Caius (Caligula) Becomes Emperor of Rome
The Death of Agrippa
The Revolt of the Jews against Florus
Agrippa Vainly Attempts To Avert the War
The Defeat of Cestius
John of Gischala
Vespasian Is Sent against the Jews
Siege of Jotapata
The Capture of Josephus
The Destruction of Joppa
The Fate of the People of Taricheæ
Taking of Itybarium and Gamala
The Surrender of Gischala
The Zealots
The Zealots Wrangle among Themselves
Titus Surrounds Jerusalem
A Successful Stratagem
The Jewish Factions Unite
The Romans Suffer a Repulse
The Jews Destroy the Roman Works
Titus Builds a Wall around Jerusalem
The Romans Make an Assault upon the Antonia
The Antonia Is Destroyed
The Destruction of the Temple
The Warnings Given to the Jews
Titus Takes the Upper City
Jerusalem Is Destroyed
Titus Rewards and Dismisses His Army
Vespasian and His Sons Celebrate a Triumph
The Conquests of Bassus
The Fortress of Massada
The Fall of Massada
The Temple in Egypt Is Closed
The Sedition in Cyrene

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