What is History? Using Josephus for the Judaean-Roman War

Steven Neil (Steve) Mason

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The first half asks 'What is history, and how should we go about doing the history of Roman Judaea?' In the second I illustrate my proposals with reference to two problem sets: the defeat of Cestius Gallus at Beit-Horon and the fall of the temple to Titus.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Jewish Revolt against Rome
Subtitle of host publicationInterdisciplinary Perspectives
EditorsMladen Popovic
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
Number of pages87
ISBN (Print)9789004216686
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011


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