Josephus on John the Baptist, Jesus, Scourging, Crucifixion, and James the Brother of Jesus

by Mark Goodnight

The 1st-century Jewish historian Josephus was born in Jerusalem not long after the crucifixion of Christ and wrote towards the end of the first century. In addition to writing on Noah’s Ark and Lot’s wife, he also wrote on many other topics, including Herod and how vicious he was, for he had his horsemen kill three thousand Jews on the Passover once (Antiquities Book 17 Chapter 9). In addition, Josephus records a slaughter of almost 10,000 Jews during Pentecost by the Romans (Antiquities Book 17 Chapter 10). He gives several descriptions of Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes, and writes of the Jews being banished from Rome by the wickedness of four men under Tiberius Caesar.

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