Early References to Josephus

On my list so far, there are 45 references to Josephus (37-100AD) from 22 authors. The earliest reference to Josephus is made by Irenaeus (c.130-180). Irenaeus was born 30 years after Josephus died.

The authors in the order they are listed in [1]:
1 – Theophilus (c.180?)
2 – Irenaeus (c.130-c.202)
3 – Clement of Alexandria (c.150-c.215) – Possibly Cyril of Alexandria (c.376-444)
4 – Origen (c.184-c.253)
5 – Cassius Dio (c.155-c.235)
6 – Hippolytus of Rome (c.170-235)
7 – Gregory of Nyssa (c.335-c.395)
8 – Aelius Herodianus (d.250)
9 – Hellanicus?
10 – Apollodorus?
11 – Philochorus?
12 – Phlegon (2nd century AD)
13 – Rhetorica Anonyma
14 – Pseudo–Justinus Martyr (the real Justin Martyr lived from 100-165)
15 – Gregory of Nazianzus (329-390)
16 – Porphyry (233-305)
17 – Athanasius of Alexandria (c.296-373)
18 – Stobaeus (fl.5th c. AD)
19 – Basil of Caesarea (330-379)
20 – Sozomenus (c.400-c.450)
21 – Socrates of Constantinople (c.380-439)
22 – Philostorgius (368-c.439)

In chronological order by earliest date attributed:
1 – Irenaeus (c.130-c.202)
2 – Phlegon (d. late 2nd century AD)
3 – Clement of Alexandria (c.150-c.215)
4 – Cassius Dio (c.155-c.235)
5 – Hippolytus of Rome (c.170-235)
6 – Theophilus (c.180?)
7 – Origen (c.184-c.253)
8 – Porphyry (233-305)
9 – Aelius Herodianus (d.250)
10 – Athanasius of Alexandria (c.296-373)
11 – Gregory of Nazianzus (329-390)
12 – Basil of Caesarea (330-379)
13 – Gregory of Nyssa (c.335-c.395)
14 – Philostorgius (368-c.439)
15 – Socrates of Constantinople (c.380-439)
16 – Sozomenus (c.400-c.450)
17 – Stobaeus (fl.5th c. AD)

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1 – Theophilus Apol., Ad Autolycum. {1725.001} Book 3 section 23 [[ca 180 CE]]

2 – Irenaeus Theol., Fragmenta deperditorum operum. {1447.005} Fragment 31 [[ca 180 CE]]

3aClemens Alexandrinus Theol., Stromata. {0555.004} Book 1 chapter 21 section 147 subsection 2 line 2.

3bClemens Alexandrinus Theol., Fragmenta [Cyril of Alexandria] {0555.008} Fragment 51 line 7.

4 – OrigenAgainst Celsus 1.16 —

4aOrigenes Theol., Fragmenta in Jeremiam (in catenis). {2042.010} Fragment 14 line 4.

4bOrigenes Theol., Fragmenta in Lamentationes. {2042.011} Fragment 105 line 7.

4cOrigenes Theol., Fragmenta in Lamentationes. {2042.011} Fragment 109 line 7.

4dOrigenes Theol., Fragmenta in Lamentationes. {2042.011} Fragment 115 line 1.

4eOrigenes Theol., Commentariorum series in evangelium Matthaei. {2042.028} Page 42 line 20.

4fOrigenes Theol., Commentarium in evangelium Matthaei (lib. 10–11). {2042.029} Book 10 section 17 line 31.

4gOrigenes Theol., Fragmenta in Psalmos 1–150 [Dub.]. {2042.044} Psalm 73 verse 5 line 4.

4hOrigenes Theol., Selecta in Psalmos. {2042.058} Volume 12 page 1529 line 47.

5aCassius Dio Hist., Historiae Romanae. {0385.001} Book 66 chapter 1 section 4 line 2.

5bCassius Dio Hist., Historiae Romanae (Xiphilini epitome). {0385.010} Dindorf-Stephanus page S203 line 28.

6aHippolytus Scr. Eccl., Fragmentum in Ezechielem. {2115.019} Volume 10 page 632 line 45.

6bHippolytus Scr. Eccl., De universo (fragmenta). {2115.043} Fragment n line 1.

6cHippolytus Scr. Eccl., De universo (fragmentum ap. Joannem Philoponum, De opificio mundi). {2115.058} Fragment 17 line 3.

7 – Gregorius Nyssenus Theol., Liber de cognitione dei. {2017.077} Volume 130 page 272 line 36.

8a – Aelius Herodianus et Pseudo–Herodianus Gramm. et Rhet., De prosodia catholica. {0087.001} Part+volume 3,1  [[21 passages in TLG]]

8b – Aelius Herodianus et Pseudo–Herodianus Gramm. et Rhet., Περὶ παρωνύμων. {0087.026} Part+volume 3,2 [[09 passages in TLG]]

8c – Aelius Herodianus et Pseudo–Herodianus Gramm. et Rhet., Partitiones. {0087.036} Page 43 [[02 passages in TLG]]
Abydenus Hist., Fragmenta. {0116.002} Fragment 10a line 5.

9aHellanicus Hist., Fragmenta. {0539.002} Volume-Jacoby#-F 1a,4,F fragment 47b line 3.

9bHellanicus Hist., Fragmenta. {0539.002} Volume-Jacoby#-F 3b,323a,F fragment 10b line 3.

10 – Apollodorus Gramm., Fragmenta (Mu+ller). {0549.005} Fragment 67d line 1

11 – Philochorus Hist., Fragmenta. {0583.002} Volume-Jacoby#-F 3b,328,F fragment 92b line 7.

12 – Publius Aelius Phlegon Paradox., Fragmenta. {0585.003} Volume-Jacoby#-F 2b,257,F fragment 34 line 7.

13 – Rhetorica AnonymaEpitome artis rhetoricae, {0598.016} Volume 3 page 660 line 8.

14a – Pseudo–Justinus MartyrCohortatio ad gentiles. {0646.002} Morel page 10 section B line 4

14b – Pseudo–Justinus MartyrCohortatio ad gentiles. {0646.002} Morel page 10 section B line 7.

14c – Pseudo–Justinus MartyrCohortatio ad gentiles. {0646.002} Morel page 11 section B line 8.

14d – Pseudo–Justinus MartyrCohortatio ad gentiles. {0646.002} Morel page 14 section C line 8.

14e – Pseudo–Justinus MartyrQuaestiones et responsiones ad orthodoxos. {0646.009} Morel page 462 section D line 8.

15aGregorius Nazianzenus Theol., Christus patiens. {2022.003} Line 1134.

15bGregorius Nazianzenus Theol., Christus patiens. {2022.003} Line 1248.

16 – Porphyrius Phil., De abstinentia. {2034.003} Book 4 section 11 line 12.

17aAthanasius Theol., Fragmenta varia. {2035.054} Volume 26 page 1253 line 2.

17bAthanasius Theol., Synopsis scripturae sacrae [Sp.]. {2035.071} Volume 28 page 437 line 5.

18a – Joannes Stobaeus Anthologus, Anthologium. {2037.001} Book 3 chapter 38 section 59 line 1.

18b – Joannes Stobaeus Anthologus, Anthologium. {2037.001} Book 3 chapter 42 section 17 line 1.

19 – Basilius Caesariensis Theol., Homilia dicta tempore famis et siccitatis. {2040.024} Volume 31 page 324 line 5.

20a – Salaminius Hermias Sozomenus Scr. Eccl., Historia ecclesiastica. {2048.001} Book 1 chapter 1 section 5 line 1.

20b – Salaminius Hermias Sozomenus Scr. Eccl., Historia ecclesiastica. {2048.001} Book 7 chapter 18 section 7 line 4.

21 – Socrates Scholasticus Hist., Historia ecclesiastica. {2057.001} Book 5 chapter 22 line 68.

22 – Philostorgius Scr. Eccl., Historia ecclesiastica (fragmenta ap. Photium). {2058.001} Book 1 fragment 1 line 13.

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References:

[1] – http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/gopher/other/courses/rels/735/josephusMSS.html

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