[ US /dʒoʊˈsifəs/ ]
  1. 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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  • Abel-shittim, where the Israelites pitched their tents immediately after they had passed the river Jordan, in Josephus is called Abila, "distant from From the Talmud and Hebraica
  • Here again it is a famous question whether what Flavius Josephus and Eusebius quote under the name of Hecataeus is authentic.
  • It contains the entire Latin bible, Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae, Josephus' Antiquities of the Jews, Cosmas of Prague's Chronicle of Bohemia, and several tractates, calendars, necrologies, and so on and so forth. Done panicking.
  • But, as has been pointed out, the details recorded are “the commonplaces of poliorcetics,” and may have been borrowed by Josephus from some military text-book and neatly applied. Josephus
  • As Lysanias I was king over the whole region, one small portion of it could not be called his tetrarchy or kingdom, as is done by Josephus (Bel. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • That these arches are triumphal is made clear by the frieze on the nearer of the two, which refers to Vespasian, whose joint triumph with Titus was well known from Josephus's account, discussed above.
  • _ "" For the dressing of ij books whereof oon is called la forteresse de Foy and the other called the booke of Josephus, iij_s. _ iiij_d. Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance
  • For however St. Luke, speaking of Herod, mentions Galilee only within his tetrarchy, Luke 3: 1, yet Josephus tells us, that "both Perea and Galilee were under his jurisdiction. From the Talmud and Hebraica
  • Why does Josephus not lambast these 'blasphemers' when he says that Jesus was a wise man? More Mythicist-Creationist Parallels
  • This is testified not only in the Synoptics, but also in John, the new testament letters, Josephus, and Tacitus.
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