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Book 13 Note 20 in The Works of Flavius Josephus William Whiston

Regarding note 20 in book 13 of The Works of Flavius Josephus, which states "Josephus's copies, both Greek and Latin, have here a gross mistake, when they say that this first year of John Hyrcanus, which we have just now seen to have been a Sabbatic year, was in the 162nd olympiad, whereas it was for certain the second year of the 161st."

In the online book "Jesus was 61" in the chapter entitled "Olympiads, Sabbatical Years and Pentecost" it is shown that first year of John Hyrcanus is both in a Sabbatical year and at the beginning of the 162nd olympiad [http://christjesussonofgod.blogspot.com/2010/05/jesus-was-61.html].




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