“Lege Iosephum!” Reading Josephus in the Latin Middle Ages

Titleimage: Lege Josephum

Image: Bern, Burgerbibliothek, cod. 50 (fol. 2r)
A figure labelled in Greek script yôsyppos Hysthôriôgraphos, in a 9th-century manuscript containing the Latin translations of Josephus' Antiquities and War, which belonged to the Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Mesmin in Micy, France.

Reproduced with the permission of the Burgerbibliothek Bern.

Further information on the figure in Deutsch 1981 and Taylor 2014.

Guest Lecture in Paris on 15.01.2020

Prof. René Bloch (Bern): "Le buste de Flavius Josèphe à Copenhague : l’histoire d’une erreur"

Lecture begins at 2pm on 15.01.2020, at the Amphithéâtre Molinié, Maison de la recherche, 28 rue Serpente, Paris 6e (Further details: http://www.orient-mediterranee.com/spip.php?article4304&lang=fr)