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Lawrence M. Wills

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195151428

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195151429.001.0001

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The Royal Family of Adiabene

The Royal Family of Adiabene

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Ancient Jewish Novels
Lawrence M. Wills
Oxford University Press

An introduction and translation of The Royal Family of Adiabene, a fragment of a historical novel used by Josephus in writing his Antiquities of the Jews. Queen Helena and her son Izates of Adiabene, a client kingdom of Rome, convert to Judaism and are threatened by bordering kings and their own subjects as a result. Through the providence

Keywords:   conversion, ethnic groups, history, Izates of Adiabene, queen Helena, Rome, The Royal Family of Adiabene

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