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Josephus, Flavius

Pronunciation: /jōˈsēfəs/
(Circa 37-circa 100), Jewish historian, general, and Pharisee; born Joseph ben Matthias. His Jewish War gives an eyewitness account of the events that led up to the Jewish revolt against the Romans in 66, in which he was a leader.

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Syllabification: Jo·se·phus, Flavius

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