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ITALICS Josephus’s The Jewish War, a Biography

italicsBy David Ruben

Josephus’s The Jewish War, a Biography by Martin Goodman (Princeton University Press, £20)

Flavius Josephus, son of Matthias haKohen, better known as Josephus, was well known to many earlier generations of Jews through a popular book wrongly …

ITALICS Rome changes Donaggio, Zavattari streets

italicsBy Ansa staff*

The city of Rome on Thursday changed the names of two streets devoted to Edoardo Zavattari and Arturo Donaggio, who were among the Italian scientists to sign Benito Mussolini’s racial laws in 1938 and which led to …