Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, Volume VI

LCL 489: 464-465

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Appendix A

An Ancient Table of Contents


α΄. Ὡς μετὰ τὸν Ἀλεξάνδρας θάνατον ὁ νεώτερος1 αὐτῆς τῶν παίδων Ἀριστόβουλος ἐπολέμησεν πρὸς Ὑρκανὸν τὸν ἀδελφὸν περὶ τῆς βασιλείας καὶ κρατήσας αὐτοῦ συνεδίωξεν εἰς τὴν ἐν Ἱεροσολύμοις βᾶριν, ἔπειθ᾿ ὡς συμβάντες ἔκριναν βασιλεύειν μὲν Ἀριστόβουλον, Ὑρκανὸν δὲ ἰδιωτεύειν.

β΄. Περὶ Ἀντιπάτρου καὶ γένους αὐτοῦ καὶ τίνα τρόπον ἐκ μικρᾶς καὶ τῆς τυχούσης ἀφορμῆς εἰς λαμπρότητα καὶ δόξαν ἅμα τοῖς παισὶν προήχθη καὶ μέγεθος δυνάμεως, καὶ ὅτι πείσαντος Ὑρκανὸν Ἀντιπάτρου φυγεῖν ἐξ Ἱεροσολύμων πρὸς Ἀρέταν

Appendix A An Ancient Table of Contents Book XIV
(i) How, after the death of Alexandra, her youngera son Aristobulus fought with his brother Hyrcanus over the kingship and overcoming him, pursued him to the fortress in Jerusalem; and how later they came together and decided that Aristobulus should be king while Hyrcanus should be a private citizen.1
(ii) Concerning Antipater and his line, and in what manner from a modest beginning and slight opportunity he advanced together with his sons to splendour and glory and greatness of power, and how, after Antipater had persuaded Hyrcanus to flee from Jerusalem