Aulus Avilius Flaccus

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Aulus Avilius Flaccus was the Egyptian prefect appointed by Tiberius in 32 CE.[1] His rule coincided with the riots against Alexandria's Jewish population in 38 CE.[2] According to some accounts, he may have encouraged the outbreak of violence. According to the Jewish philosopher Philo, Flaccus was later arrested and eventually executed for his part in this event.

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  1. ^ Ralph Haeussler (31 August 2013). Becoming Roman?: Diverging Identities and Experiences in Ancient Northwest Italy. Left Coast Press. pp. 233–. ISBN 978-1-61132-188-3. 
  2. ^ Joseph Modrzejewski (1997). The Jews of Egypt: From Rameses II to Emperor Hadrian. Princeton University Press. pp. 165–. ISBN 0-691-01575-9.