The Wars of the Jews, Flavius Josephus

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The book was written nearly 20 centuries ago (the copyright has well and truly expired!), but Josephus is the best historian of the things the Bible writes about, who was not a follower of the Bible (and therefore was considered “more objective” when he writes).

This is a secular view of the historical events prophesied in Matthew 24 and some of the Book of Revelation. This is a serious mind-trip.

If you like history, this is the real thing.

From a 5-star rating: “This is essential reading for any educated person. Josephus was a Jewish General who had a first hand view of events in Jerusalem during the Roman empire. There is no other history as good as this about that era. As well, he is one of the few historians who mentions Jesus, if I remember correctly.”