The first half asks 'What is history, and how should we go about doing the history of Roman Judaea?' In the second I illustrate my proposals with reference to two problem sets: the defeat of Cestius Gallus at Beit-Horon and the fall of the temple to Titus.
|Title of host publication||The Jewish Revolt against Rome|
|Subtitle of host publication||Interdisciplinary Perspectives|
|Place of Publication||Leiden|
|Publisher||Brill Academic Publishers|
|Number of pages||87|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2011|
Mason, S. N. S. (2011). What is History? Using Josephus for the Judaean-Roman War. In M. Popovic (Ed.), The Jewish Revolt against Rome: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 155–240). Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers.