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Companion to Josephus (Honora Howell Chapman Zuleika Rodgers (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016) 9781444335330
Companion to Josephus (Honora Howell Chapman Zuleika Rodgers (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016) 9781444335330
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Title: A Companion to Josephus

Author: Chapman, Honora Howell Zuleika Rodgers (eds)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2016

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781444335330

Volumes: 1; Pages: 488

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A Companion to Josephus presents a collection of readings from international scholars that explore the works of the first century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus.* Represents the first single-volume collection of readings to focus on Josephus* Covers a wide range of disciplinary approaches to the subject, including reception history* Features contributions from 29 eminent scholars in the field from four continents* Reveals important insights into the Jewish and Roman worlds at the moment when Christianity was gaining ground as a movementTable of ContentsNotes on Contributors viiiList of Illustrations xiiAbbreviations xivIntroduction 1Honora Howell Chapman and Zuleika RodgersPart I Writings 111 Josephus's Judean War 13Steve Mason2 Many Sources but a Single Author: Josephus's Jewish Antiquities 36Daniel R. Schwartz3 Josephus's Autobiography (Life of Josephus) 59Steve Mason4 Against Apion 75John BarclayPart II - Josephus's Literary Context 875 Josephus as a Roman Historian 89Steve Mason6 Josephus and Greek Imperial Literature 108Eran Almagor7 Josephus and the Bible 123Paul Spilsbury8 Josephus and Philo in Rome 135Maren R. Niehoff9 Josephus and the New Testament 147Helen K. BondPart III Themes 15910 Josephus and the Archaeology of Galilee 161Zeev Weiss11 Josephus as a Military Historian 199Jonathan P. Roth12 Josephus on Women 210Tal Ilan13 The Hasmoneans in Josephus 222Erich S. Gruen14 Herod the Great in Josephus 235Jan Willem van Henten15 The Herodian Temple in Josephus 247David A. Kaden16 Josephus and the Jewish Sects 261Albert I. Baumgarten17 Josephus and the Priesthood 273James S. McLaren18 Josephus and Halacha 282David Nakman19 Josephus and Rabbinic Literature 293Richard KalminPart 1V Transmission and Reception History 30520 The Text of the Josephan Corpus: Principal Greek Manuscripts, Ancient Latin Translations, and the Indirect Tradition 307Tommaso Leoni21 The Ancient Latin Translations of Josephus 322David B. Levenson and Thomas R. Martin22 The Testimonium Flavianum 345Alice Whealey23 Josephus and Patristic Literature 356Sabrina Inowlocki24 The Christian Reception of Josephus in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages 368Karen M. Kletter25 Sefer Yosippon (Josippon) 382Saskia D�nitz26 The Slavonic Version of Josephus?s Jewish War 390Kate Leeming27 Josephus in Renaissance Italy 402Silvia Castelli28 A Note on English Translations of Josephus from Thomas Lodge to D. S. Margoliouth 414Gohei Hata29 From Masada to Jotapata: On Josephus in Twentieth ]Century Hebrew Scholarship 419Daniel R. Schwartz30 Josephus Comicus in Monty Python?s Life of Brian and History of the World, Part 1 440Honora Howell ChapmanIndex 455
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