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Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was once a Jew born at Jerusalem approximately 37 CE. a guy of excessive descent, he early grew to become realized in Jewish legislations and Greek literature and used to be a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the reason for a few Jewish clergymen he lower back to Jerusalem and in sixty six attempted to avoid insurrection opposed to Rome, coping with for the Jews the affairs of Galilee. within the issues which he made his peace with Vespasian. current on the siege of Jerusalem via Titus, he obtained favours from those as emperors and from Domitian and assumed their relatives identify Flavius. He died after ninety seven. As a historic resource Josephus is beneficial. His significant works are: historical past of the Jewish struggle, in seven books, from one hundred seventy BCE to his personal time, first written in Aramaic yet translated by means of himself into the Greek now we have; and Jewish Antiquities, in twenty books, from the construction of the area to sixty six CE. The Loeb Classical Library version of the works of Josephus additionally contains the autobiographical lifestyles and his treatise opposed to Apion. 

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