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 (jō-sē′fəs), Flavius ad 37-100?
Jewish general and historian who took part in the Jewish revolt against the Romans. His History of the Jewish War is the major source of information about the siege of Masada (72-73).


(Biography) Flavius (ˈfleɪvɪəs). real name Joseph ben Matthias. ?37–?100 ad, Jewish historian and general; author of History of the Jewish War and Antiquities of the Jews


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Flavius, A.D. 37?–c100, Jewish historian.
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Noun1.Josephus - 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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It is said, (Tacitus, Strabo, Josephus, Daniel of St.
There was a time, when the Saviour taught here, that boats were plenty among the fishermen of the coasts--but boats and fishermen both are gone, now; and old Josephus had a fleet of men-of-war in these waters eighteen centuries ago--a hundred and thirty bold canoes--but they, also, have passed away and left no sign.
While giving his arm, he thought that he should not himself like to be an old fellow with his constitution breaking up; and he waited good-temperedly, first before the window to hear the wonted remarks about the guinea-fowls and the weather-cock, and then before the scanty book-shelves, of which the chief glories in dark calf were Josephus, Culpepper, Klopstock's "Messiah," and several volumes of the "Gentleman's Magazine.
His father, Josephus Gluck, was a special policeman and night watchman, who, in the year 1900, died suddenly of pneumonia.
For instance, sometimes he contends that Josephus is clearly referencing the Samaritans ("Samaritans must be intended .
Rachael Ward, aged 19, and her unborn baby died after she was forced off the M6 motorway when HGV driver Josephus Embregts pulled out into her lane without seeing her.
Passing himself off as a fictitious research assistant to Josephus, S.
A Jerusalem upperclass priest and Pharisee, and a controversial Jewish general in the great and doomed revolt against their Roman occupiers by the Jewish populace in 66-73 CE, Josephus was the author of two ancient history texts: "Jewish Wars" and "Jewish Antiquities" which became seminal works of importance to both Jewish and Greco-Roman history.
2) While, in general, modern research based on Josephus regards the Samaritans as schismatic Jews, the most consistent view on Samaritan origins in the patristic literature is based on an exegetical reading of 2 Kings 17 and Ezra.
Let me give some examples from five non-Christianauthorities of early times,including Josephus.
He notes, first of all, that Josephus maintained a close fidelity to both relevant biblical narratives, viz.
The well will be drilled to a total approximate depth of 10,000 feet and is a direct offset to the Josephus # 1-33.