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Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome [Hardcover]

Jonathan Edmondson , Steve Mason , James Rives
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August 11, 2005 0199262128 978-0199262120
Flavian Rome has most often been studied without serious attention to its most prolific extant author, Titus Flavius Josephus. Josephus, in turn, has usually been studied for what he is writing about (mainly, events in Judaea) rather than for the context in which he wrote: Flavian Rome. For the first time, this book brings these two phenomena into critical engagement, so that Josephus may illuminate Flavian Rome, and Flavian Rome, Josephus. Who were his likely audiences or patrons in Rome? How did the context in which he wrote affect his writing? What do his narratives say or imply about that context? This book brings together contributions from leading international scholars of Josephus and Flavian-Roman history and literature.

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Jonathan Edmondson is Associate Professor, York University, Toronto. Steve Mason is Canada Research Professor in Greco-Roman Cultural Interaction, York University, Toronto. J. B. Rives is Associate Professor, York University, Toronto.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (August 11, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199262128
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199262120
  • Product Dimensions: 1.1 x 5.5 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Feldman! September 7, 2005
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Great chapter by Professor Louis Feldman of Yeshiva University comparing Plutarch's Lycurgus and Josephus' Moses!
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