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The Sicarii in Josephus's Judean war : rhetorical analysis and historical observations

Author: Mark Andrew Brighton
Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, cop. 2009.
Series: Early Judaism and its literature, 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Josephus Flavius; Peri tou Ioudaikou polemou.; Flavius Josèphe; Flavius Josephus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Andrew Brighton
ISBN: 9781589834064 1589834062
OCLC Number: 758719597
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-184 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Scholarly studies concerning the Sicarii in The Judean war. The historical perspective ; The literary perspective ; The need for a new study --
The contexts of The Judean war. Literary background ; Thematic elements ; Date and unity ; Audience --
The Sicarii in War 1-6. Introductory comments ; The activity of Judas in 6 C.E. (2.117-18) ; The Sicarii rise during the time of Felix (2.254-57) ; The capture of Masada (2.408) ; They join the rebels (2.425) ; The rise and fall of Menahem (2.433-48) ; Joint activity with Simon ben Gioras : part 1 (2.652-54) ; They raid Engaddi (4.398-405) ; Joint activity with Simon ben Gioras : part 2 (4.503-8) --
The Sicarii in War 7. The structure of War 7 ; The summary condemnation of Jewish rebels (7.253-62) ; The Masada narrative (7.275, 297, 311) ; The Sicarii in Egypt (7.410, 412, 415) ; The Sicarii around Cyrene : the Catullus narrative (7.437, 444) --
Conclusions. The literary presentation of the Sicarii in War ; A historical assessment of the Sicarii from War
Series Title: Early Judaism and its literature, 27.
Responsibility: Mark Andrew Brighton.

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