Joseph - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- son of Jacob; leader of the Jews in Egypt
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inly, that the temperate Joseph is praised, because by men
as a burnt offering, and of Joseph in prison. 12 He tol
Before their time, Joseph lived in all for 110 years, and
total: 103 years. Joseph seems to have (?) lived at the
one of our ancestors, Joseph, told the king of Egypt
his reign Egypt was ruled by Joseph, as the Hebrews reco
During his reign, Joseph governed the Egyptians, as recor
gest of the brothers was Joseph, whom the others, fearing
- son of Tobias; a prominent Jew, about 200 B.C.
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Joseph becomes the chief tax-collector for Judaea.
Joseph the Jewish tax-collector marries his niece at Alexandria.
Joseph the Tobiad retires from tax-collecting in Judaea and Phoenicia
Hyrcanus the son of Joseph goes to Alexandria and gains the favour
Hyrcanus the son of Joseph is forced to leave Judaea and settles
usual tribute. But Josephus, one of the prominent Jews who
rcanus, the son of Josephus the leader of the Jews, went
There was now one Joseph, young in age, but of great repu
Joseph:AJ_* 12.163-172 *
bout such matters. Joseph then asked him if he would not
ts.  Hereupon Joseph accused the bidders, as having
shame.  But Joseph took with him two thousand foot
gates, and willingly admitted Joseph, and paid their taxe
Joseph:AJ_* 12.188-191 *
into his bed. And Joseph, being disordered with drink,
his account,  for Joseph sent the money he received
ced in the prospect that Joseph would be disapproved, and
ervation. However, Joseph concealed the anger he had at
And [now] Hyrcanus's father, Joseph, died. He was a good
upon the death of Joseph, the people grew seditious, on
- son of Zacharias; Jewish general, 2nd century B.C.
diers. And he left Joseph, the son of Zacharias, and Azari
 But as to Joseph, the son of Zacharias, and Azari
the forces commanded by Joseph and Azarias, which he unde
- son of Antipater, and brother of Herodes, 1st century B.C.
Antigonus defeats and kills Joseph, the brother of Herodes, near Jeri
fterwards made king, and Joseph, and Pheroras; and a daugh
alled Oresa, his brother Joseph met him, and he then held
that on this occasion Joseph, Herodes's brother, was
etence indeed to succour Joseph; but in reality the whole
but sent out his brother Joseph against Idumaea with two
would join his brother Joseph with them, and let them
army.  Now Joseph was already slain in Judaea, in
dead bodies, he cut off Joseph's head, although Pheroras
ing, and, besides these, Joseph and Pheroras; and he had
of Idumaea his brother Joseph met him, and advised him
water; on which account Joseph, Herodes's brother, was
retence indeed to assist Joseph and his party, but in real
by sending his brother Joseph thither, that no innovatio
left his brother Joseph with full power, but had charged
treat the dead body of Joseph barbarously; for when he
for he was the man that slew Joseph.  Now as winter
- of Nazareth; father of Jesus
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- grandfather of the historian Josephus
The birth of Joseph, the grandfather of the historian Josephus.
- one of the Jews who translated the bible into Greek, 3rd century B.C.
Aristeas_* 47-50 *
ers: Of the first tribe, Joseph, Ezekiah, Zachariah, John,
- husband of Salome, and brother-in-law of Herodes
Herodes kills Joseph, the husband of Salome.
Joseph:BJ_* 1.441-443 *
committed his wife to Joseph, his sister Salome's husba
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