Mladen Popović, Ph.D. (2006) in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, is Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Early Judaism and Director of the Qumran Institute at the University of Groningen. He is editor of the Journal for the Study of Judaism and of the journal Dead Sea Discoveries. He is the author of Reading the Human Body (Brill, 2007) and the editor of Authoritative Scriptures in Ancient Judaism (Brill, 2010).
All those interested in provincial revolts in the Roman Empire and the Jewish revolt especially, Flavius Josephus, revolt coins, Qumran and the New Testament, as well as ancient historians, archaeologists, numismatists and epigraphers
Table of contents
Mladen Popović, The Jewish Revolt against Rome: History, Sources and Perspectives
Greg Woolf, Provincial Revolts in the Early Roman Empire
Werner Eck, Die römischen Repräsentanten in Judaea: Provokateure oder Vertreter der römischen Macht?
Andrea M. Berlin, Identity Politics in Early Roman Galilee
Brian Schultz, Not Greeks but Romans: Changing Expectations for the Eschatological War in the War Texts from Qumran
James S. McLaren, Going to War against Rome: The Motivation of the Jewish Rebels
Steve Mason, What is History? Using Josephus for the Judaean-Roman War
Jan Willem van Henten, Rebellion under Herod the Great and Archelaus: Prominent Motifs and Narrative Function
Julia Wilker, Josephus, the Herodians and the Jewish War
Daniel R. Schwartz, Josephus on Albinus: The Eve of Catastrophe in Changing Retrospect
Pieter W. van der Horst, Philosophia epeisaktos: Some Notes on Josephus, A.J. 18.9
Uriel Rappaport, Who Were the Sicarii?
Jodi Magness, A Reconsideration of Josephus’ Testimony about Masada
Robert Deutsch, Coinage of the First Jewish Revolt against Rome: Iconography, Minting Authority, Metallurgy
Donald T. Ariel, Identifying the Mints, Minters and Meanings of the First Jewish Revolt Coins
Jonathan J. Price, The Jewish Population of Jerusalem from the First Century B.C.E. to the Early Second Century C.E.: The Epigraphic Record
George H. van Kooten, The Jewish War and the Roman Civil War of 68–69 C.E.: Jewish, Pagan, and Christian Perspectives