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Frederic Raphael is the author of more than twenty novels, f ive volumes of short stories, biographies of Byron and W. Somerset Maugham, and five volumes of his personal notebooks and journals. He is also the translator of, among other works, Petronius’s Satyrica and is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement.

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A Jew Among Romans
The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus
Written by Frederic Raphael


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $17.95

From the acclaimed biographer, screenwriter, and novelist Frederic Raphael, here is an audacious history of Josephus (37–c.100), the Jewish general turned Roman historian, whose emblematic betrayal is a touchstone for the Jew alone in the Gentile world.

Joseph ben Mattathias’s transformation into Titus Flavius Josephus, historian to the Roman emperor Vespasian, is... Read more >
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A Jew Among Romans
The Life and Legacy of Flavius Josephus
Written by Frederic Raphael


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

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