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Josephus

The romanticized engraving of Flavius Josephus appearing in William Whiston’s translation of his works
Born Yosef ben Matityahu
37 CE
Jerusalem, Roman Judea
Died c. 100 CE (aged c. 63)
Spouse(s) Captured Jewish woman
Alexandrian Jewish woman
Greek Jewish woman from Crete
Children Flavius Hyrcanus
Flavius Simonides Agrippa
Flavius Justus
Parent(s) Matthias
Jewish noblewoman

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.
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Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper materials for his active spirit to work upon.
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Yet did that Antiochus, who was also called Dionysius, become an origin of troubles again.
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I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding.
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