Tiberius Julius Alexander
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Tiberius Julius Alexander was an equestrian governor and general in the Roman Empire. Born into a wealthy Jewish family of Alexandria but abandoning or neglecting the Jewish religion, he rose to become procurator of Judea under Claudius. While Prefect of Egypt, he employed his legions against the Alexandrian Jews in a brutal response to ethnic violence, and was instrumental in the Emperor Vespasian's rise to power. In 70, he participated in the Siege of Jerusalem as Titus' second-in-command.
- born in (2006 years ago) in Alexandria, child of Alexander the Alabarch
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: Egypt, Roman Empire
- profession: Politician
- died in (1946 years ago)
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by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven
Tiberius Julius Alexander.
by Matthew Bunson
TIBERIUS JULIUS ALEXANDER (fl. 1st century a. d.) One of the most successful Jews in Roman imperial history, born in Alexandria to wealthy Jewish parents; the nephew of philo. A fallen-away Jew, Tiberius rose far in the ranks of Roman ...
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Burr, Tiberius Julius Alexander (1955); G. Chalon, L'E ́dit de Tiberius Julius Alexander ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
a Decree was issued by Tiberius Julius Alexander, Praefect of Egypt, assuring the inhabitants of that Province ...
by Dan Cohn-Sherbok
They were captured and crucified by the procurator Tiberius Julius Alexander.
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