Iosephus Flavius (Flavius Josephus)
(952 words)

b. AD 37/38 in Jerusalem;

d. ca. AD 100 in Rome;

Jewish Hellensitic historian.


Before the Renaissance, the work was known in the Latin West through only one Latin translation dated to the 4th/6th cent., Iosephus Latinus (


In the Middle Ages…

Cite this page
Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Iosephus Flavius (Flavius Josephus)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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