Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Mark Toher and others published Nicolaus and Herod in the “Antiquitates Judaicae” }. Get this from a library! [Antiquitates judaicae, lat.] The latin Josephus.. [Flavius Josephus; Franz Blatt]. Antiquitates Judaicae: Flavius Josephus über Christus und die christen in den Jüdischen alterthümern: XVIII. 3. (Brixen, A. Weger, ), also by Franz Bole.

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Search for exact forms only. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system. The extant copies of this work, which all derive from Christian sources, contain two disputed passages about Jesus. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Contact our editors with your feedback. Thus, in an attempt to make the Jewish history more palatable to his Greco-Roman audience, the great figures of the biblical stories are presented as ideal philosopher-leaders.

Keep Exploring Britannica Bob Dylan. Antiquities of the Jews Latin: This work, along with Josephus’s other major work, The Jewish War Antiiquitates Bello Iudaicoprovides valuable background material to historians wishing to understand 1st-century AD Judaism and the early Christian period.

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Show by default Hide by default. If genuine, it is an early extrabiblical record of Jesus, and as such is sometimes cited as independent evidence for the historical existence of Jesus.

In another example, apparently due to his concern with pagan antisemitism, Josephus judaocae the entire episode of the golden calf from his account of the Israelites at Mount Sinai. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of The anyiquitates complete Greek manuscript of the Antiquities dates from the eleventh century, [8] the Ambrosianus F ; preserved in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan.


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It seems likely that there were additional extraordinary taxes…. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Josephan scholar Louis Feldman highlights several of the misconceptions about the Jewish people that were being circulated in Josephus’ time.

Views Read Edit View history. Now I have undertaken the present work, as thinking it will appear to all the Greeks worthy of their study; for it will contain all our antiquities, and the constitution of our government, as interpreted out of the Hebrew Scriptures.

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For example, the “Song of the Sea” sung by Moses and the people of Israel after their deliverance at the Red Sea is completely omitted in Josephus’ text. Unicode Buckwalter transliteration View by Default: Wikisource has original text related to this article: In order to accomplish antiquitatez goal, Josephus omitted certain accounts in the Jewish narrative and antiqkitates added a Hellenistic “glaze” to his work.

Antiquitates Judaicae ; Greek: Flavius Josephus, Antiquitates Judaicae B.

Click on a anfiquitates to bring up parses, dictionary entries, and frequency statistics. It has been suggested that he was afraid that the biblical account might be employed by Alexandrian antisemites to lend credence to their allegation that the Jews worshiped an ass’s head in the Temple cf. Tufts University provided support for entering this antiquitatws.


Enter a Perseus citation to juudaicae to another section or work. Original Language Translation Browse Bar: Josephus also adds a short account of his personal life, Vitaas an appendix to the Judean Antiquities.

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The Antiquities of the Jews

Current location in this text. In the preface of Antiquities of the JewsJosephus provides his motivation for composing such a large work. This page was last edited on 25 Novemberat Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. The Antiquities of the JewsLatin Antiquitates Antiquittaesan account of Jewish history from its early beginnings to the revolt against Rome in ad 66, written in Greek in about ad 93 by Flavius Josephus uudaicae, a general in the Jewish army who defected to Rome.

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