A Companion to Josephus

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Honora Howell Chapman, Zuleika Rodgers
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 27, 2015 - Literary Criticism - 488 pages
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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

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Part I Writings
Part II Josephuss Literary Context
Part III Themes
Part IV Transmission and Reception History

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About the author (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).

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