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The Jewish War Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Identify, list, and describe at least five elements of Josephus' life that in your opinion qualifies him to write a history of the Jewish War.

Explain and discuss the significance of any three predecessors of Herod and how their life experiences and historical impact affected the conditions in place by the time Herod appeared on the political scene. For example, how did Aristobulus treat the goodwill and prosperous rule he inherited from John Hyrcanus and what do you think he passed on to his descendants?

Identify, list and characterize at least three children of Antipater.

Identify and describe the significance of Antigonus name being mispronounced Antigone by the Roman soldiers. Identify a contemporary example of this use and describe the impact it might have.

Identify and list the names and gender of Herod's children including the names of their respective mothers.

Describe and discuss the challenges of...

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