His primary purpose is to reconstruct Josephus
' literary portrait of the Samaritans through an analysis of the passages in Josephus
which reference the Samaritans and "to understand them in the light of his objectives in writing War and Antiquities" (p.
, wrote: `And the rearose about this time Jesus.
This is an important volume for anyone interested in Josephus
the historiographer and apologist.
Ritter examines the narratives of conflict between the Judeans and Greeks in the Greek cities of the Roman Empire, as put down by Philo of Alexandria and Josephus
of Pittsburgh) offers a detailed discussion of the issue of sculpture as representing idols, both in the writings of Flavius Josephus
and in the larger context of his times.
Jerusalem's Traitor: Josephus
, Masada and the Fall of Judea, by Desmond Seward.
SIR - In reply to the letter from Quentin Hawkins (March 20), although the Jewish historian Josephus
lived about the time Jesus is supposed to have lived, there are only two references to him by this Jewish historian and they have been shown by computers to be interpolations, by a dishonest Christian who was copying the work of Josephus
HGV driver Josephus
Embregts, 59, from Bredain in the Netherlands, had pleaded not guilty at Warwick Crown Court to causing 19-year-old Rachel's death by dangerous driving.
Jewish apostasy occurs in Palestine under Antiochus Epiphanes (1 and 2 Maccabees), in Alexandria (3 Maccabees, Tiberius Alexander in Josephus
These provide the continuous narrative framework into which Josephus
works other biblical material taken from five (later) prophetic books (Jon, Nah, Is, Jer, and Ez, with allusions to Zec 14:4-5 in AJ 9.
My other problem is with the stories of say, the crucifixion,and the feeding of the five thousand,if these,and other stories of Jesus a retrue then I ask the Rev Aelwyn,or indeed anyone else, why the historians Josephus
,Justus of Tiberias,and Philo who lived in the Middle East at that time,and wrote about everything, didn't tell of these things.
The eighteen essays in this collection are the results of an international conference on Josephus
organized by Professors Parente and Sievers at the suggestion of the late Professor Morton Smith, of Columbia University.
Stephen Notley, handsomely augments Whiston's English translation of Josephus
eyewitness account with state-of-the-art maps, pictures, and illustrations that bring clarity and new life to this gripping story of the final days of the Second Temple, as the reader is guided from the arrival of Antiochus Epiphanes to the fall of Masada.
Flavius - he wrote that the Jewish monarch King Philip Herod, son of Herod the Great, turned the Bethsaida fishing village into a Roman city.
In this intention, he has succeeded admirably, because, as will be seen, he has undertaken an exhaustive study, including not only examination of this and other relevant passages in the works of Josephus
, but also of the works of other ancient authors, including an exploration of rabbinical literature.