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Severe presentation of the total facts relating Jewish heritage, associations, and literature from one hundred seventy five BC to advert one hundred thirty five; with up to date bibliographies.
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T h e fullest info is supplied b y the e x t a n t preface to a Latin translation made b y a undeniable Celsus, in all probability within the 3rd century; for the t e x t see C S E L iii (1871), pp. 1 1 nine - three 2 . T h e prin cipal passage is bankruptcy eight, a t the top of which the writer provides his identify, Celsus. because the discussion used to be identified to Celsus, Origen, Jerome a n d the L a t i n translator as being anonjmious (for none of them names the author), i t is v e r y questionable even if the testimony of Maximus Confessor describing Ariston because the writer merits any credits. F r o m w h a t resource may perhaps a author of the 7th century have acquired actual information regarding the writer if not one of the prior writers knew a n y t h i n g approximately it? however, the statement made b y M a x i m u s isn't really i n itself unhkely. I n TertulUan's adversus ludaeos thirteen, 3-4, t h e imperial edict forbidding the Jews to go into the environs of Jerusalem is nearly exact with the passage quoted from Ariston b y Eusebius: interdictum est, ne in confinio ipsius regionis demoretur quisquam ludaeorum . . . submit expugnationem Hierusalem prohibitis ingredi in terram vestram de longinquo eam oculis tantum videre permissum est (cf. additionally Tertullian, Apol. 21, 5). when you consider that Tertullian says this in an anti-Jewish treatise, i t isn't most unlikely that h e derived his proof from an identical anti-Jewish polemic. Such, even though, w a s the discussion among Jason and Papiscus (cf. additionally T U I, 1-2, 127 ff. ). If then, it truly is to be assumed t h a t the reference in Eusebius is to the discussion of Jason and Papiscus, no background of the w a r less than Hadrian m a y be ascribed to Ariston; and it really is unbelievable t h a t t h e last statements b y Eusebius in regards to the w a r of Hadrian derive from Ariston, w h o will h a v e referred in basic terms to that one edict in passing. §3- assets: Non-Extant resources 39 Ariston's paintings is to be dated t o someplace round the heart of t h e moment century. be aware, despite the fact that, the view of Jacoby, F G r H 201, in his remark, I I D (1930), pp. 627-8, that the prospect o f a old paintings via Ariston is n o t to be excluded. In Chron. paschale, ed. Dindorf I, p. 477, there's a connection with A . D . 1 three four : TOVTU) rw €T€i 'AneXX-^s KOI 'Apiarcjv, (Lv (lefivTjrai. Evae^ios 6 riafi^iXov ev rfj iKKXrjaiaariic^ avTOv ioTopia, eViStSwaiv aTroXoyCas avvra^iv nepl rrjs Kad' •qp. as deoae^eias 'ASpiavw Tip PaatXet because the writer refers explicitly to Eusebius (confusing H. E. iv three, three and six, 3), his reference has no autonomous worth. The singular emSiScoffiv makes it possible that he wrote o UeXXatos 'ApiarcDv the place 'ArreXXrjs KOI 'Apiarwv is located via a corruption of the textual content. equally the Armenian historian, Moses of Chorene, derived his details from Eusebius t h a t Ariston refers back to the loss of life of King Artashes (Artaxias—the modern king was once in truth Vologeses), yet then narrates, heavily following Eusebius, the heritage of B a r Kokhba; see V. Langlois, assortment des historiens de I'A rm&nie I = Miiller, FHG v, 2, pp.