Tag: Josephus

Sectarianism in the Second Temple Period

08/26 | In part three of his study on schisms in Jewish history, Lawrence H. Schiffman examines sectarianism in the Second Temple Period.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Josephus on the Essenes

08/01 | Josephus’s commentaries on the laws and characteristics of the Essene community have been invaluable to scholars studying ancient Jewish laws and customs.   Read more…

Posted in Dead Sea Scrolls, People in the Bible.

Roman Emperor Nerva’s Reform of the Jewish Tax

06/18 | Roman Emperor Nerva’s reform of the Jewish Tax had a significant effect on Jews and Christians of the first century C.E.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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