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Title Making history [electronic resource] : Josephus and historical method / edited by Zuleika Rodgers.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 471 pages) : illustrations.
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism, 1384-2161 ; v. 110
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 110. 1384-2161
Note "International Josephus Colloguium, which took place in Trinity College Dublin in September 2004"--Preface.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On referring to something, meaning something, and truth : a terminological proposal / Folker Siegert -- Delving into the dark side : Josephus' foresight as hindsight / James S. McLaren -- Josephus' personality and the credibility of his narrative / Uriel Rappaport -- Masada in the 1st and 21st centuries / Honora Howell Chapman -- Josephus' attempt to reorganize Judaism from Rome / Etienne Nodet -- Composition and sources in Antiquities 18 : the case of Pontius Pilate / Daniel R. Schwartz -- Josephus and Strabo : the reasons for a choice / Alessandro Galimberti -- Geschichtsforschung als Apologie : Josephus und die nichtgriechischen Historiker in Contra Apionem / Niclas Förster -- Noble death in Josephus : just rhetoric? / Jan Willem van Henten -- Essenes and lurking Spartans in Josephus' Judean war : from story to history / Steve Mason -- What difference does philosophy make? : the three schools as a rhetorical device in Josephus / Gunnar Haaland -- Josephus and Antipas : a case study of Josephus' narratives on Herod Antipas / Morten Hørning Jensen -- Josephus and the Psalms of Solomon on Herod's messianic aspirations : an interpretation / Samuel Rocca -- Josephus as a source for economic history : problems and approaches / Jack Pastor -- Noble deaths at Gamla and Masada? : a critical assessment of Josephus' accounts of Jewish resistance in light of archaeological discoveries / Kenneth Atkinson -- The archaeological illumination of Josephus' narrative of the battles at Yodefat and Gamla / Mordechai Aviam -- Josephus and archaeology on the cities of the Galilee / Zeev Weiss -- Robert Traill : the first Irish critic of William Whiston's translation of Josephus / Gohei Hata.
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Summary The encounter between interpretation and history in the writings of Josephus provides the conceptual framework for this collection of essays. In particular, the question of historical method, both ancient and modern, is explored from a variety of perspectives.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Josephus, Flavius -- Congresses.
Josephus, Flavius.
Josèphe, Flavius.
Josèphe, Flavius -- Congrès.
Josephus, Flavius.
Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D. -- Historiography -- Congresses.
Chronological Term 586 B.C.-70 A.D
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Electronic books.
Added Author Rodgers, Zuleika.
Other Form: Print version: Making history. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007 9004150080 9789004150089 (DLC) 2005058245 (OCoLC)62804715
ISBN 9781435614840 (electronic bk.)
1435614844 (electronic bk.)
9004150080 (alk. paper)
9789004150089 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.1163/ej.9789004150089.i-471