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Author photo. Roman bust supposed to represent Flavius Josephus (identification is unsure though)

Roman bust supposed to represent Flavius Josephus (identification is unsure though)

Flavius Josephus (–0100)

Author of The Works of Josephus

Includes the names: Josephus, [Josephus], F. Josephus, Josep Flavi, F Josephus , Flavio Josefo, Flavius Jose,, Flavio Josefo, Joseph Flavius, Jospeh Flavius ... (see complete list), Joseph Flavius, Flavius Josephu, Flavio Giuseppe, Flavius Josefos, Giuseppe Flavio, Favius Josephus, Flavius Josephe, Flavius Josefus, Flavius Josepph, Flavius Josefus, Flavius Josephe, Flavis Josephus, Iosephus Flavius, Flavius Josèphe, Flavius Josephus, Flavius Josèphe, Flavius Josephus, Flavius Josephus, Flavius Josephus, Flavius Josephus, Flavius Iosephus, Flauius Josephus, Flavius Jospephus, Flavius Josesphus, Flavius Josephuss, Flavious Josephus, Flavius): (Josephus, Titus Flavius Josephus, Flavius Josèphe, et al Flavius Josephus, Иосиф Флавий, Иосиф Флавий, Иосиф Флавий,, יוסף בן מתתיהו, יוסף בן מתתיהו,, Titus Flavius Josèphe, Flavius Josephus (37 - C. 100), フラウィウス ヨセフス, フラウィウス・ヨセフス, Flavius. [from old catalog] Jospehus, יוסף בן מתתיהו פלויוס,, juutalainen historiankirjoittaja. Josefus, translated by H. ST. J. Thackeray Jospehus, translated by H. ST. J. Thackeray Jospehus, Flavius. De bello Judaico. English Josephus, Flavius Josephus ; ... ford. Révay József, Josephus. H. St. J. Thackeray (Translation), H. St. J. (English Trans. ) Josephus; Thackeray, Flavius Josephus. Translated and Edited By Puul L., Flavius Josephus (the William Whiston translation), Flavius or Yoseph Ben Mattithyahu or Titus Flavius Josephus Josephus

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A member of a wealthy priestly family in Judea, Josephus was a Pharisee originally named Joseph ben Matthias. An active supporter of anti-Roman activity, he became governor of Galilee, a post he held with honor and valor until Galilee was taken by the Romans in a.d. 67. He won the favor of the Roman general Vespasian, whose name---Flavius---he took as his own and through whose patronage he later became a Roman citizen. Although often criticized for becoming a supporter of Rome, in his work Against Apion he passionately defends Jewish religion and culture. Josephus wrote both in Greek and in Hebrew. His writings are neither remarkably fine representatives of classical culture nor the product of deep learning in Jewish literature and history. They do, however, tell the reader a great deal not known from other sources. The Jewish War (75--79), based to a great extent on what Josephus himself saw, heard, and experienced, describes the tragic events of the Jewish revolt against Rome. Antiquities of the Jews (93) covers the history of the Jews from creation to the war with Rome, with special attention given to the Maccabees and the dynasty of Herod. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Works of Josephus… (more)
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