Artapanus of Alexandria was a historian, of Jewish origin, who is believed to have lived in Alexandria.

Artapanus was of Egyptian origin. Artapanus wrote Concerning The Jews, a history of the Jews, in Greek between 250 and 100 BCE, but this text has not survived to the present.

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Authorship: (Assumed)Artapanus
Year Written: (Assumed)250-100 BC
Scripture Type:Pseudepigrapha
Pseudepigrapha are falsely-attributed works, texts whose claimed author is not the true author, or a work whose real author attributed it to a figure of the past. Thus a widely accepted but incorrect attribution of authorship may make a completely authentic text pseudepigraphical which requires the discipline of literary criticism.

In biblical studies, the term pseudepigrapha typically refers to an assorted collection of Jewish religious works thought to be written between 300 BC to 300 AD.
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