Bagoses sentence example
- The account of Josephus (above) raises several difficulties, especially the identity of Bagoses.
- 13 Bagoses gave a set-back to the revival of the Persian Empire.
- But there is no evidence that the Jews were involved in these; for the account which Josephus gives of Bagoses' oppression of the Jews represents the trouble as having arisen originally from internal dissensions, and does not hint at anything of the nature of a rebellion against Persia.
- The best-known of these ("Bagoses" in Josephus) became the confidential minister of Artaxerxes III.
- 7) records the enslavement of the Jews, the pollution of the Temple by a certain Bagoses (see Bagoas), and a seven years' punishment.Advertisement
- It has been supposed that he has placed the record too late, and that this Bagoses is the Judaean governor who flourished about 408 B.C. (See p. 286, n.