The Jews had for a great while had three sects of philosophy peculiar
to themselves; the sect of the Essens, and the sect of the Sadducees, and
the third sort of opinions was that of those called Pharisees; of which
sects, although I have already spoken in the second book of the Jewish
War, yet will I a little touch upon them now.
Flavius Josephus. The Works of Flavius Josephus. Translated by. William Whiston, A.M. Auburn and Buffalo. John E. Beardsley. 1895.
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