Titus Flavius Josephus (born Joseph ben Mattathias) (37-c.100 A.D.) was a law-observant Jew born and raised in Jerusalem. Through his mother, he descended from the former Hasmonean rulers of Judea. Josephus fought against the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War. After being captured by the Romans, Josephus was pardoned and became a Roman citizen. He wrote all of his works in Rome under Roman patronage.
The Life of Flavius Josephusby Flavius Josephus
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THE LIFE OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS is an autobiography of Titus Flavius Josephus, an historian of the Jews who wrote in the first century A.D. Compiled near the end of his life (c. 99 A.D.), Josephus may have intended it to be an appendix to his famous Jewish history THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE JEWS.
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