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Flavius Josephus, Against Apion (ed. William Whiston, A.M.), BOOK I, section 30 (search)
itnesses to it. Of this accuracy of the Jews before and in our Savior's time, in carefully preserving their genealogies all along, particularly those of the priests, see Josephus's Life, sect. 1. This accuracy. seems to have ended at the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus, or, however, at that by Adrian. And this is our practice not only in Judea, but wheresoever any body of men of our nation do live; and even there an exact catalogue of our priests' marriages is kept; I mean at Egypt and at Babylon, or in any other place of the rest of the habitable earth, whithersoever our priests are scattered; for they send to Jerusalem the ancient names of their parents in writing, as well as those of their remoter ancestors, and signify who are the witnesses also. But if any war falls out, such as have fallen out a great many of them already, when Antiochus Epiphanes made an invasion upon our country, as also when Pompey the Great and Quintilius Varus did so also, and principally in the wars that
Flavius Josephus, Against Apion (ed. William Whiston, A.M.), BOOK I, section 128 (search)
y, and at length comes down to Nabolassar, who was king of Babylon, and of the Chaldeans. And when he was relating the acts oentirely out of their own country, and transferred them to Babylon; when it so happened that our city was desolate during thexceeded in his exploits all that had reigned before him in Babylon and Chaldea." A little after which Berosus subjoins what fell into a distemper at this time, and died in the city of Babylon, after he had reigned twenty-nine years. But as he understthat had on heavy armor, with the rest of his baggage, to Babylonia; while he went in haste, having but a few with him, over the desert to Babylon; whither, when he was come, he found the public affairs had been managed by the Chaldeans, and that theves to be placed as colonies in the most proper places of Babylonia; but for himself, he adorned the temple of Belus, and thend added another to it on the outside, and so far restored Babylon, that none who should besiege it afterwards might have it
Flavius Josephus, Against Apion (ed. William Whiston, A.M.), BOOK I, section 142 (search)
of the Grecian writers for supposing, without any foundation, that Babylon was built by Semiramis, This number in Josephus, that Nebuchadnezzer false pretense to those wonderful edifices thereto buildings at Babylon, do no way contradict those ancient and relating, as if they were common consent put the crown upon the head of Nabonnedus, a man of Babylon, and one who belonged to that insurrection. In his reign it was that the walls of the city of Babylon were curiously built with burnt brick and bitumen; but when he was come to the seventeenth year of his rehaving already conquered all the rest of Asia, he came hastily to Babylonia. When Nabonnedus perceived he was coming to attack him, he met hiim, and was shut up within the city Borsippus. Hereupon Cyrus took Babylon, and gave order that the outer walls of the city should be demolism Carmania, as a place for him to inhabit in, but sent him out of Babylonia. Accordingly Nabonnedus spent the rest of his time in that countr
Flavius Josephus, Against Apion (ed. William Whiston, A.M.), BOOK I, section 161 (search)
heir forefathers." Hecateus also produces demonstrations not a few of this their resolute tenaciousness of their laws, when he speaks thus: "Alexander was once at Babylon, and had an intention to rebuild the temple of Belus that was fallen to decay, and in order thereto, he commanded all his soldiers in general to bring earth thithd on that account." He also speaks of the mighty populousness of our nation, and says that "the Persians formerly carried away many ten thousands of our people to Babylon, as also that not a few ten thousands were removed after Alexander's death into Egypt and Phoenicia, by reason of the sedition that was arisen in Syria." The sameout of Macedonia into Syria, and left her husband Demetrius, while yet Seleueus would not marry her as she expected, but during the time of his raising an army at Babylon, stirred up a sedition about Antioch; and how, after that, the king came back, and upon his taking of Antioch, she fled to Seleucia, and had it in her power to sa