A Companion to Josephus

Couverture
Honora Howell Chapman, Zuleika Rodgers
John Wiley & Sons, 27 oct. 2015 - 488 pages
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 movement
Named Outstanding Academic Title of 2016 by Choice Magazine, a publication of the American Library Association
 

Avis des internautes - Rédiger un commentaire

Aucun commentaire n'a été trouvé aux emplacements habituels.

Table des matières

Writings 11
13
Josephuss Jewish Antiquities
36
Josephuss Autobiography Life of Josephus
59
Against Apion
75
Josephus as a Roman Historian
89
Josephus and Greek Imperial Literature
108
Josephus and the Bible
123
Josephus and the New Testament
147
Josephus and the Jewish Sects
261
Josephus and Halacha
282
Principal Greek Manuscripts
307
The Ancient Latin Translations of Josephus
322
The Testimonium Flavianum
345
The Christian Reception of Josephus in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages
368
Sefer Yosippon Josippon
382
Josephus in Renaissance Italy
402

Josephus and the Archaeology of Galilee
161
Josephus as a Military Historian
199
The Hasmoneans in Josephus
222
Herod the Great in Josephus
235
On Josephus in TwentiethCentury
419
Josephus Comicus in Monty Pythons Life of Brian
440
Index
455
Droits d'auteur

Autres éditions - Tout afficher

Expressions et termes fréquents

À propos de l'auteur (2015)

Honora Howell Chapman is Professor of Classics and Humanities at California State University, Fresno. She is a former co-chair of the Josephus Seminar/Group of the Society of Biblical Literature and has published articles and book chapters on literary aspects of Josephus’s writings.

Zuleika Rodgers is Lecturer in Jewish Studies and Director of the Herzog Centre at Trinity College, University of Dublin. She was President of the British Association for Jewish Studies (2013–2014).

Informations bibliographiques