7 Here and throughout this commentary ᾿Ιουδαῖοιis translated “Judean” in recognition of the continuing association Josephus makes between the people and “the land that we now possess” (1.1; cf. 1.179: the name derives from the place). See further, Introduction, § 9, with defence of this lexical choice. Even as a long-term resident in Rome, Josephus presents himself and his people as “Judean.”