Mattathias ben Theophilus
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Kohen · Recognition of priestly descent
A minority of scholars believe him to be the same as the Theophilus mentioned in the New Testament books of Luke 1:3 and Acts 1:1. One author argues that Mattathias ben Theophilus was the father of Josephus.
- Daniel R. Schwartz. Studies in the Jewish Background of Christianity. J. C. B. Mohr. July 1992. ISBN 978-3-16-145798-2; pp 160-163.
- Herodian Messiah by Joseph Raymond (Tower Grove Publishing 2010) at pages 214-17.
Joshua ben Gamaliel
|High Priest of Israel
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Phannias ben Samuel