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By Fausto Parente, J. Sievers

This number of essays covers the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus and the background of the second one Temple interval. The contributions are revised models of papers brought at a global colloquium in reminiscence of Professor Morton Smith, which used to be held at San Miniato, Italy, in November 1992. The essays disguise a wide variety of ancient and historiographical concerns in regards to the Seleucid, Hasmonean, Herodian and Roman classes, for which the significance of Josephus can hardly ever be over priced. Josephus's trustworthiness as a historian is investigated from quite a few angles. gentle is thrown on philological, literary, geographical, archaeological, sociological and non secular questions. The publication features a severe overview of Morton Smith's scholarly fulfillment.

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