Putin gives Jewish War book to Netanyahu as a present

Putin gives Jewish War book to Netanyahu as a present

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received the Jewish War book of Flavius Josephus as a gift from еру Russian President Vladimir Putin, the press service of the Israeli premier said.

"The gift of President Putin, the Jewish War book, dates from 1526, Italy," the press service said.

"The prime minister gave an instruction to hand over the book to the National Library of Israel," TASS cited Netanyahu’s press service as saying.

 The Wars of the Jews, is a book written by Josephus, a Roman-Jewish historian of the 1st century. The book was published in Italy in the Tuscan language, a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany.

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