'Researchers whose fundamental discoveries, insights or new theories have had a lasting impact on their field of specialisation and beyond, and who are expected to continue to produce ground-breaking results are eligible to be nominated. ...'
'This award has been granted to you in recognition of your past accomplishments in research and teaching. In addition, you are invited to undertake prolonged periods of research in collaboration with colleagues in Germany.'
Flavius Josephus, the Judaean War, the environment of early Christianity