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Flavius Josephus

(b. 37 ad)

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Josephus Flavius

Josephus Flavius   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008

From the very time when the scrolls were first discovered, the most important ancient author for determining the historical context

Josephus

Josephus   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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91 words

(1st cent. ce).

Jewish historian. He recorded the events of the Jewish rebellion in The Jewish War in which

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Josephus   Quick reference

Edith Mary Smallwood and Tessa Rajak

Who's Who in the Classical World

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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437 words
(b. ad 37/8) was a Greek historian but also a Jewish priest of aristocratic descent and largely Pharisaic education, and a political leader in pre-70 Jerusalem. Though a zealous ... More
Josephus, Flavius

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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288 words

Historian, soldier, and political figure (first century ce). Josephus, born to a priestly Palestinian family, was learned in the

Josephus, Flavius

Josephus, Flavius   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
733 words

Our knowledge of the life of Josephus stems directly from his own writings, four of which have survived. These works

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Josephus (37–c.100 ce)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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2,242 words

(37–c.100 ce),

priest, general, and historian. Josephus lived the first half of his life in

Josephus, Ebrayk

Josephus, Ebrayk (ad 37–c.98)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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Current Version:
2005

(ad 37–c.98),

the author of the History of the Jewish Wars and of the Jewish Antiquities

Josephus, Flavius

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
191 words

Jewish historian who lived from about 37 to 100 ce; during the rebellion against *Rome he was commander

JOSEPHUS FLAVIUS

JOSEPHUS FLAVIUS   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
307 words
(c.38–100), politician, soldier, and historian. During the Great Revolt against the Romans he was commander in Galilee, but when his fortress, Jotapata, was conquered, he went over to the ... More
Josephus Flavius

Josephus Flavius   Reference library

Steven B. Bowman

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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346 words

(᾽Ιώσηπος), Jewish priest, historian, and apologist; fl. ca.38—after 100.

His works written in Greek (Jewish War and esp. ...

Josephus

Josephus (b. ad 37)   Reference library

Edith Mary Smallwood and Tessa Rajak

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
629 words

was a Greek historian but also a Jewish priest of aristocratic descent and largely Pharisaic education (see pharisees) and a political leader in pre-70 ...

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