Flavius Josephus


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Noun1.Flavius 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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Historians and scholars of Jewish and Hebrew culture examine the place of historian Flavius Josephus (37-100 AD) in modern Jewish culture.
The Jewish historian Flavius Josephus relates in his Antiquities of the Jews that Herod killed John, stating that he did so, "lest the great influence John had over the people might put it into his [John's] power and inclination to raise a rebellion, (for they seemed ready to do any thing he should advise), [so Herod] thought it best [to put] him to death." Josephus further states that many of the Jews believed that the military disaster befalling Herod at the hands of Aretas, his father-in-law, was God's punishment for his unrighteous behavior.
When Titus walked into the Holy Sanctuary of the Temple in Jerusalem with his commanders in 70 C.E., he found it to be far superior to what he had previously heard, wrote Flavius Josephus, a Jewish priest and historian, in his book The Jewish War.
The Jewish-Roman historian Flavius Josephus (37-100 ACE) attributed the epidemic to bacillary dysenter, which can lead to hemorrhoids, his translation of the Hebrew word "opalim." However, Josephus' translation of the Hebrew word has been questioned.
The timing of Herod's death can be ascertained with some certainty because the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus noted that Herod died shortly after an eclipse of the moon--which occurred on the night of March 12-13, 4 B.C.
First century Roman historian Flavius Josephus wrote that Julias was built around 30 CE on the ruins of Bethsaid, a fishing village where Peter was born according to the Gospel of John.
The Judeo-Roman historian Flavius Josephus constitutes the bulk of Jewish historical source material outside of the Christian Testament.
Flavius Josephus was a firstcentury Roman-Jewish historian.
Sculpting Idolatry in Flavian Rome: (An)Iconic Rhetoric in the Writings of Flavius Josephus. By JASON von Ehrenkrook.
Described in great detail by Flavius Josephus (War of the Jews, Book 5, Chapter 5), the temple was ascended by 12 steps.
(9.) Flavius Josephus, The Antiquities of the Jews, book 8, ch.

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