A Companion to Josephus
A Companion to Josephus
Notes on Contributors
Eran Almagor is the author of papers and articles on Strabo, Plutarch's Lives , Greeks and barbarians, Achaemenid Persia, Ctesias and the reception of antiquity in modern popular culture. He is the co-editor of Ancient Ethnography: New Approaches (2013).
John Barclay is Lightfoot Professor of Divinity at Durham University. He is the author of the latest English translation and commentary on Josephus's Against Apion (Brill Josephus Project) (2007); he has written on Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora (1996) and has published a number of essays and articles on Josephus.
Albert I. Baumgarten is Professor Emeritus of Jewish History at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel. He is the author of The Flourishing of Jewish Sects in the Maccabean Era: An Interpretation (1997) as well as of numerous articles on ancient Jewish sectarianism. His most recent book is Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jews: A Twentieth Century Tale (2010).
Helen K. Bond is Senior Lecturer in New Testament and Director of the Centre for the Study of Christian Origins at Edinburgh University. She is the author of The Historical Jesus: A Guide for the Perplexed (2012), Caiaphas: Friend of Rome and Judge of Jesus? (2004), and Pontius Pilate in History and Interpretation (1998).
Silvia Castelli , MA in Classics (1997) and PhD in Jewish Studies (2001), has been Assistant Professor of Ancient History at the University of Trento (2005-2009), and is currently a PhD researcher in New Testament Studies (18th-century Textual Criticism) at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. She is author of an Italian translation and commentary of Book 3 of Josephus's Judean Antiquities (2002), as well as of several articles on Josephus's work and its reception.
Honora Howell Chapman , PhD Stanford, is Professor of Classics and Humanities at California State University, Fresno, USA. She is a contributing author to the Brill Josephus Project for Books 2 and 5 of Judean War and served as co-chair of the Josephus Seminar/Group of the Society of Biblical Literature for nine years.
Saskia Dönitz is a Research Assistant at the Institut für Griechische und Lateinische Philologie, Freie Universität Berlin, and a post-doctoral researcher at the Seminar für Judaistik, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt.
Erich S. Gruen is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics. Among his books are Heritage and Hellenism: The Reinvention of Jewish Tradition (1998), Diaspora: Jews Amidst Greeks and Romans (2002), and Rethinking the Other in Antiquity (2012).
Gohei Hata is Professor Emeritus at Tama Art University in Tokyo. His ninety publications include the translation into Japanese of the works of Josephus, Eusebius's Ecclesiastical History and Life of Constantine , Philo's Against Flaccus and Embassy to Gaius , and Philostratus's Apollonius of Tyana . He is now preparing a Japanese translation of the Septuagint. Recently a Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall and of Wolfson College, Cambridge, he is currently a Visiting Fellow at Yale University.
Tal Ilan is Professor of Jewish Studies at the Freie University in Berlin. In addition to her work on the general history of Late Antiquity, her research focuses on gender issues in rabbinic literature and the Hebrew Bible, and in the field of Jewish onomastics. She is the author of Integrating Jewish Women into Second Temple History (1999) and Silencing the Queen: The Literary Histories of Shelamzion and Other Jewish Women (2006).
Sabrina Inowlocki is the author of Eusebius and the Jewish Authors (2006), Reconsidering Eusebius (2011), and various articl