when it seems not only omitted, but contradicted by Josephus; as any one
may find that compares their histories together. Possibly Felix might have
been a subordinate judge among the Jews some time before under Cureanus,
but that he was in earnest a procurator of Samaria before I do not believe.
Bishop Pearson, as well as Bishop Lloyd, quote this account, but with a
doubtful clause: confides Tacito, "If we may believe Tacitus."
Pears. Anhal. Paulin. p. 8; Marshall's Tables, at A.D. 49.
the brother of Pallas, to be procurator of Galilee, and Samaria, and Perea,
and removed Agrippa from Chalcis unto a greater kingdom; for he gave him
the tetrarchy which had belonged to Philip, which contained Batanae, Trachonitis,
and Gaulonitis: he added to it the kingdom of Lysanias, and that province
[Abilene] which Varus had governed. But Claudius himself, when he had administered
the government thirteen years, eight months, and twenty days, died, and
left Nero to be his successor in the