Definitions for josephus, flavius

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word josephus, flavius

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Josephus, Flavius

    Jewish historian, born at Jerusalem, of royal and priestly lineage; was a man of eminent ability and scholarly accomplishments, distinguished no less for his judgment than his learning; gained favour at Rome; was present with Titus at the siege of Jerusalem, and by his intercession saved the lives of several of the citizens; he accompanied Titus back to Rome, and received the freedom of the city; devoting himself there to literary studies, wrote the "History of the Jewish War" and "Jewish Antiquities"; he was of the Pharisaic party, but his religious views were rationalistic; he discards the miraculous; takes no note of the rise of Christianity or of the person of its Founder (37-98).


Find a translation for the josephus, flavius definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these josephus, flavius definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"josephus, flavius." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 31 Jan. 2015. <, flavius>.

Are we missing a good definition for josephus, flavius?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for josephus, flavius: