Flavius Josephus

noun
Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑historian, ↑historiographer, ↑Pharisee

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  • Flavius Josephus —     Flavius Josephus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Flavius Josephus          Jewish historian, born A.D. 37, at Jerusalem; died about 101. He belonged to a distinguished priestly family, whose paternal ancestors he himself traces back five… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Flavius Josephus — Büste von Flavius Josephus Flavius Josephus (* 37 oder 38 als Joseph ben Mathitjahu ha Kohen, hebräisch: יוסף בן מתתיהו , in Jerusalem; † nach 100 vermutlich in Rom) war ein römisch jüdischer Historiker des 1. Jahrhunderts, der seine Werke auf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Josephus, Flavius (Flavius Josephus; Joseph ben Mattathias) — (c.38 after 100)    Palestinian historian and soldier. He was born in Jerusalem. In 64 he went to Rome on a mission to secure the release of several priests. At the outbreak of the Jewish rebellion against the Romans in 66, he was appointed… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Chronologie der tyrischen Könige (Flavius Josephus) — Büste von Flavius Josephus Die „Chronologie der tyrischen Könige“ ist Bestandteil des ersten Buches (117 und 121–126b) des apologetischen Werkes „Über die Ursprünglichkeit des Judentums“ (auch „Contra Apionem“), das Flavius Josephus Ende des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lysimachos (Flavius Josephus) — Lysimachos ist der Name eines von Flavius Josephus in seinem Werk Über die Ursprünglichkeit des Judentums zitierten Historikers. Flavius Josephus nennt keine Einzelheiten, die es erlauben würden, eine sichere Datierung seines Wirkens vorzunehmen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • The Life of Flavius Josephus — The Life of Josephus ( Iosepou bios ), also called the Life of Flavius Josephus , is an autobiographical text written by Josephus in approximately 94 99 CE – possibly as an appendix to his Antiquities of the Jews (cf. Life 430) – where the author …   Wikipedia

  • JOSEPHUS FLAVIUS — (c. 37–after 100 C.E.), Jewish historian and one of the chief representatives of Jewish Hellenistic literature. BIOGRAPHY Early Life Born in Jerusalem into an aristocratic priestly family belonging to the mishmeret of Jehoiarib, through his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Josephus — Flavius Josèphe Ce buste romain serait celui de Flavius Josèphe[1]. Joseph ben Matthias le Prêtre (hébreu  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Flavius Josephe — Flavius Josèphe Ce buste romain serait celui de Flavius Josèphe[1]. Joseph ben Matthias le Prêtre (hébreu  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Flavius — was the name of a gens in ancient Rome, meaning blond . The feminine form was Flavia.After the end of the popular Flavian dynasty of emperors, Flavius/Flavia became a praenomen , common especially among royalty: the adoption of this praenomen by… …   Wikipedia

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