The Works of Flavius Josephus - The complete text of the Whiston translation.
Steve Mason - York University
Professor Steve Mason Contents include the PACE project, information about the Brill Josephus Project
and papers presented at the Josephus Seminars of the annual meeting of the Society
of Biblical Literature. Related sites are:
Biography - Catholic encyclopedia article.
Jerusalem Vert Øydelagd - Norwegian Josephus page by Kåre Fuglseth, including translated extracts from the Jewish War.
- An illustrated guide to manuscripts of Josephus over the centuries, from the
collection of the Library of Canada.
The Credibility of Josephus by Magen Broshi. A comparison of Josephus with the archaeological evidence, demonstrating the overall correctness of Josephus' descriptions of physical sites. (Posted at The Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls.)
of the Jerusalem Temple in Josephus and the Temple Scroll by Lawrence
H. Schiffman. Studies on the ancient descriptions of the Jerusalem Temple
have usually attempted to establish a correspondence between Josephus' accounts
and the Temple plan found in tractate Middot of the Mishnah. In
this article, Professor Schiffman reads Josephus independent of mishnaic
material and compares Josephus' descriptions to those found in the Temple
Scroll found at Qumran. (Posted at The Orion Center for the
Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls.)
Philosophia In Graeco-Roman Society, Judaism, and Early Christianity -
Steve Mason on Josephus' portrayal of Judaism as a philosophy.
Josephus' Vita and
the Encomium: A Native Model of Personality - A study of what the
ancients considered worth knowing about a person and Josephus' use of these
conventional categories in his autobiography, by Jerome H. Neyrey of the
University of Notre Dame.
Pharisees - In-depth article about the Pharisees in Josephus'
work; part of the Ecole Initiative.
Theophilus by Richard H. Anderson - This article examines whether "the most excellent Theophilus" of the Gospel of Luke can be identified with Theophilus the High Priest described by Josephus. (Previously published in Evangelical Quarterly.)
The Procurators of Judaea - Easy-to-read introduction to the Roman
administrators of Judaea in the First Century, using Josephus as the principal
Gamala - Excavation of the city of Gamala, which Josephus fortified while commander of Galilee. The ruins show graphic evidence of the Roman victory and confirmation of Josephus' account.
Masada (Frontline/PBS Television) - Description of the remains of the fortress of Masada, the last stronghold of the revolt, and what they tell us about the credibility of Josephus, who gave a detailed account of its last days.
Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls - Study of the scrolls found at the Qumran site on the Dead Sea, commonly but questionably identified as the work of the Essene community described by Josephus in War 2.8.1-12 120-161 and Antiquities 18.1.5 18-22.
Amphora Coins - Numismatist David Hendin provides pictures of ancient Jewish coins on his web site. These verify the account of the rulers of Judaea during the later Second Temple period given by Josephus.
Ancient Jewish Coins at Gilai
- Offering Jewish coins and collectibles. Recommended especially
for its many pictures of ancient Jewish coins.
Resource Pages for Biblical Studies - Well-organized directory of links to web sites devoted to Bible-related studies.
New Testament Gateway - A comprehensive site that keeps up with the latest in New Testament research, created by Professor Mark Goodacre .
Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha at Sage Journals OnLine
The Josephus Math Problem - The famous math problem based on Josephus' suicide pact at the fall of Jotapata. This site has a Java applet demonstration.
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