Joseph ben Matthias

Definitions of Joseph ben Matthias
  1. noun
    Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    synonyms: Flavius Josephus, Josephus
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
    historian, historiographer
    a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    a member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions
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