Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome has 1 rating and 1 review. Emily said: Collected essays from leading scholars on the Roman context of Josephus’ life an. Introduction: Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome /Jonathan Edmondson — Josephus’ Roman audience: Josephus and the Roman elites /Hannah M. Cotton . Introduction: Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome. 3 marked Yosef ‘s debut in the public affairs of Jerusalem when he was in his mid-twenties. In the summer of.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To compare his historiography with another ancient historian, consider Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. There also exist late Old Slavonic translations of the Greek, ojsephus these contain a large number of Christian interpolations.

Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Other possible motives for writing Antiquities could be to dispel the misrepresentation of Jewish origins [43] or as an apologetic to Greek cities of the Diaspora in order to protect Jews and to Roman authorities to garner their support for the Jews facing persecution.

They consider him a Pharisee but restore his reputation in part as patriot and a historian of some standing. It’s even fun to read this collection! The name field is required.


Services for libraries National interlibrary loan International interlibrary loan. Josephus and the Roman Elites, Hannah M. Josephus, in turn, has usually been studied for what he is writing about mainly, events in Judaea rather than for the context in which he wrote: In 71 CE, he went to Rome in the entourage of Titus, becoming a Roman jozephus and client of the ruling Flavian dynasty hence he is often referred to as Flavius Josephus.

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Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome Edited by Jonathan Edmondson, Steve Mason, and James Rives The first book to explore flqvian interpretation of Josephus’ works within their Roman context Brings together leading international specialists to discuss the topic A full introductory essay contextualizes the various contributions.

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Later editions of the Greek text include that of Benedikt Niesewho made a detailed examination of all the available manuscripts, mainly from France and Spain.

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Hill and Michael J. He became an advisor and friend of Flwvius son Titusserving as his translator when Titus led the Siege of Jerusalem.

Josephus and the Roman Elites Hannah M. In terms of some of his sources for the project, Josephus says that he drew from and “interpreted out of the Hebrew Scriptures” [54] and that he was an eyewitness to the wars between the Jews and the Romans, [53] which were earlier recounted in Jewish Wars. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Page navigation Document information Table of contents Similar titles. JerusalemRoman Judea.


Bibliographic Information Print publication date: Subscriber Login Email Address. Josephus and the Roman Elites ; clavius. Josephus at Wikipedia’s josephua projects. The next work by Josephue is his twenty-one volume Antiquities of the Jewscompleted during the last year of the reign of the Emperor Flavius Domitianaround 93 or 94 CE.

In 69 CE, Josephus was released. Cotton, and Werner Eck. Josephus Flavius, formerly Yosef Ben Matityahuhad been shunned, then banned as a traitor. According to Josephus, he was trapped in a cave with 40 of his companions in July 67 CE. Scientific Data Management Research Staff. A full rmoe essay situates each contribution in the history of scholarship, highlighting its significance for the underlying problems. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Josephus, Flavius — Criticism and interpretation — Congresses.

For the first time, this book brings these two phenomena into critical engagement, so that Josephus may illuminate Flavian Rome, and Flavian Rome, Josephus.

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