Now there was an immense quantity of silver and gold, and besides
those of brass also, that was heaped together out of the city when it was
taken, no one transgressing the decree, nor purloining for their own peculiar
advantage; which spoils Joshua delivered to the priests, to be laid up
among their treasures. And thus did Jericho perish.
Flavius Josephus. The Works of Flavius Josephus. Translated by. William Whiston, A.M. Auburn and Buffalo. John E. Beardsley. 1895.
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