In this informative volume, dozens of eminent scholars explore how the Bible has influenced religious, ethical, artistic and philosophical traditions in more than 200 entries.100 CE) divides itself into two parts: his dramatic and controversial years in Judea and his residence in Rome as a ... When the great revolt against Rome began in 66 CE, Josephus was appointed as general to take charge of the defense of Galilee in the northern part of the country. ... Josephus and some of his companions escaped the besieged town of Jotapata and formed a suicide pact in order toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Guide to Ideas & Issues of the Bible|
|Author||:||Bruce M. Metzger|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2001-12-20|