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I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding. ---->>>

Yet did that Antiochus, who was also called Dionysius, become an origin of troubles again. ---->>>

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have. ---->>>

Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper materials for his active spirit to work upon. ---->>>


Flavius Josephus profile (flavius-josephus.jpg)
Nationality: Roman
Born: 37
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Roman Judea
Die: 100
Occupation: Historian

Titus Flavius Josephus (; 37 – c. 100), born Joseph ben Matityahu (Hebrew: יוסף הכהן בן מתתיהו‎, Yosef ben Matityahu; Greek: Ἰώσηπος Ματθίου), was a first-century Romano-Jewish scholar, historian and hagiographer, who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry (wikipedia)