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Josephus Flavius

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Josephus Flavius (c.A.D. 37–100), Jewish historian and soldier in the Jewish revolt against the Romans (A.D. 66). After the revolt, Josephus won the favor of the Roman general Vespasian. He took Roman citizenship and became governor of Galilee. His writings include History of the Jewish War, Antiquities of the Jews, and Against Apion (a defense of the Jews).

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