I confess that I myself believed both those determinations, till I came
to finish my notes upon these books, when I met with plain indications
that they were written not at Rome, but in Judea, and this after the third
of Trajan, or A.D. 100.
I SUPPOSE that by my books of the Antiquity of the Jews, most excellent
Epaphroditus, Take Dr. Hudson's note here, which as it justly contradicts the common
opinion that Josephus either died under Domitian, or at least wrote nothing
later than his days, so does it perfectly agree to my own determination,
from Justus of Tiberias, that he wrote or finished his own Life after the
third of Trajan, or A.D. 100. To which Noldius also agrees, de Herod, No.
383 [Epaphroditus]. "Since Florius Josephus," says Dr. Hudson,
"wrote [or finished] his books of Antiquities on the thirteenth of
Domitian, [A.D. 93,] and after that wrote the Memoirs of his own Life,
as an appendix to the books of Antiquities, and at last his two books against
Apion, and y