Translated by William Whiston; Commentary by Paul L. Maier . This first-century historian's writings take on a renewed significance and clarity in this enhanced and updated edition. A newly edited text that updates the 18th century language of the Whiston translation, modern vocabulary and spellings in all 5 compete and unabridged works The New Complete Works of Josephus Translated by William Whiston; Commentary by Paul L. Maier . This first-century historian's writings take on a renewed significance and clarity in this enhanced and updated edition.. A newly edited text that updates the 18th century language of the Whiston translation, modern vocabulary and spellings in all 5 compete and unabridged works