Josephus, Flavius

Josephus Flavius, a Jewish author who lived in the first century, and wrote in Greek, among other works, a History of the Jews, to which recourse has been had in some of the high degrees, such as the Prince of Jerusalem, and Knight of the Red Cross, or Red Cross of Babylon, for details in framing their rituals. Masonry, especially in some of the high degrees, has recourse to his works.

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