Flavius Josephus


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Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)

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6) Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities Book 18, paragraphs 1-2 in Loeb Classical Library, No.
conspiciens', the Greek original for which has been translated 'and believing him to be the author of the Egyptians' success, when they had before despaired of recovering their liberty, and to be the occasion of the great danger the Ethiopians were in' (William Whiston, The Works of Flavius Josephus (Edinburgh, 1875), p.
The Gospel: The Good News According to Josephus" is a novel set in classical times following historian Flavius Josephus and his business with the other thinkers and intellectuals of his era.
Once again, John Hagan takes the reader back into Roman antiquity and Jewish history to correlate events recorded in both Christian documents and the writings of the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus with the events and personalities of the broader Mediterranean world.
The only significant historical source outside the New Testament we have for Jesus' life is from Flavius Josephus, a Jewish historian born around 37 A.
Other historians of note were Flavius Josephus (37/8-after 93 A.
LAWRENCE Keen quotes Flavius Josephus in telling us that it was the Pharisee priests who had Christ executed, not the Roman Governor Pontius Pilot (Daily Post , December 6).
for example, they follow the description of Flavius Josephus, the Judean general who joined the Romans and later wrote a history of the revolt in The Jewish Wars, complete with a summary of the last speech that Elazar Ben Yair, the rebel leader, allegedly gave before the rebels on Masada decided to commit mass suicide.
1) Flavius Josephus, De bello Judaico: der judische Krieg, 3 vols in 4, ed.
Two others of her novels are clearly linked with other texts: Moses: Man of the Mountain is a retelling of events narrated in Exodus, and she researched the Bible, Flavius Josephus, Spinoza, and contemporary Roman and Egyptian histories' for her unfinished novel "Herod the Great" (Hemenway, Zora 343).
Among the themes and topics are public divination in Rome, use of divine signs to support priestly power in Anatolia, and signs and prodigies in the writings of Flavius Josephus and Tacitus.
The Samaritans in Flavius Josephus, comes from an author well versed in the scholarly debates and issues surrounding the Samaritans.