Simon ben Camithus

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Simon ben Camithus was a 1st-century High Priest of Israel.[1][2]

He was High Priest of Israel from 17AD to 18AD.[3] Very little is known of him, however he was often ridiculed in the Talmud[4] and according to Josephus was succeeded as High Priest by Joseph Caiaphas.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ James C. VanderKam. From Joshua to Caiaphas: High Priest after the Exile (Fortress, 2004).
  2. ^ Robert Killian The Holy Bible "Chronicle" of Sequential Biblical Events (AuthorHouse, 2012).
  3. ^ High Priests of the Second Temple Period.
  4. ^ Yoma 47
  5. ^ Josephus, Antiquities 18.2.2.
  6. ^ N. L. Kuehl, 1997 A Book of Evidence (Chapter Four).
Jewish titles
Preceded by
Eleazar ben Ananus
High Priest of Israel
17AD-18AD
Succeeded by
Joseph Caiaphas