[Avodah] yehoshua ben gamla
Eli Turkel via Avodah
avodah at lists.aishdas.org
Wed Jul 29 08:01:07 PDT 2015
according to the Hebrew wikipedia Matyha bat Baytus bought the high
priesthood for her husband Yehoshua ben Gamla towards the end of the second
Temple. As we discussed it couldn't be from Alexander Jannai and they guess
that it was from Agripas II.
Furthermore Yehoshua Ben Gamla was killed during the revolt against Rome.
(Where the high priest Yishmael ben Elisha fits in we have discussed in the
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