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Josiah

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

In the Bible, a king of Judah who put an end to the worship of idols and restored strict religious observance.

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<b>JOSIAH</b>

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 586 words.

(Heb. Yo’shiyyahu; 640–609), king of Judah. Josiah ascended the throne at the age of eight, following the assassination of

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Josiah

Peter Marshall.

in Heretics and Believers

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 11773 words.

This chapter examines Edward VI's accession to the throne in 1547 at the age of nine following the death of his father, Henry VIII. The weight of evangelical expectation resting on Edward's...

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Flynt, Josiah

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 7 words.

pseudonym of Josiah Flint Willard.

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Henson, Josiah

Peter Hudson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 251 words.

Josiah Henson was originally thought to be the model for Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. He was born into

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Crawley, Josiah

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 513 words.

The Revd Josiah Crawley appears in Framley Parsonage as perpetual curate of the populous but unattractive parish of Hogglestock, but

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Henson, Josiah

Charles P. Toombs.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 326 words.

Josiah Henson was born a slave in Charles County, Maryland, on 15 June 1789. The details of his life are

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Winslow, Josiah

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 99 words.

(1629?–1680) colonial military leader and governor. Born the son of the governor of Plymouth Colony, Josiah

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Quincy, Josiah

K. M. Granfield.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1084 words.

Quincy, Josiah (15 October 1859–08 September 1919), mayor of Boston, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of Josiah Phillips Quincy, an attorney, and Helen Huntington. He was the...

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Quincy, Josiah

Robert A. McCaughey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Organization and Management of Education. 1437 words.

Quincy, Josiah (04 February 1772–01 July 1864), Federalist congressman, Boston mayor, and president of Harvard, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Josiah Quincy, Jr., a lawyer...

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Josiah Winslow

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1629?–1680) colonial military leader and governor. Born the son of the governor of Plymouth Colony, Josiah Winslow became its military commander in 1659. He became governor himself in...

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Josiah Tucker

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(1713–99)

Josiah Tucker was born in Laugharne, Carmarthenshire (Scotland), and died on 4 November 1799, probably in Gloucester. The son of a farmer, he was educated at Ruthin...

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Winslow, Josiah

Richard Gildrie.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1114 words.

Winslow, Josiah (1629–18 December 1680), governor of Plymouth Colony and commander in King Philip's War, governor of Plymouth Colony and commander in King Philip’s War, was born in the town...

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Remembering Josiah

Joseph Blenkinsopp.

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 11519 words.

After a brief preface on collective memory, illiteracy and the role of literate elites in Judah under the monarchy, the written record of the reign of Josiah, last significant ruler of...

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Tattnall, Josiah

Norman C. Delaney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1131 words.

Tattnall, Josiah (09 November 1795–14 June 1871), naval officer, was born at his family’s estate, “Bonaventure,” near Savannah, Georgia, the son of Josiah Tattnall, a governor of Georgia,...

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Gorgas, Josiah

Frank E. Vandiver.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1083 words.

Gorgas, Josiah (01 July 1818–15 May 1883), soldier, was born at Running Pumps, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Gorgas and Sophia Atkinson, farmers and innkeepers. Apprenticed at seventeen...

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Bartlett, Josiah

Frank C. Mevers.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Medicine and Health; State and Local Government. 1060 words.

Bartlett, Josiah (21 November 1729–19 May 1795), physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence, was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Bartlett, a shoemaker, and...

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Warren, Josiah

Charles F. Howlett.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Engineering and Technology; Conducting. 1793 words.

Warren, Josiah (c. 1798–14 April 1874), social reformer, inventor, musician, and America's first philosophical anarchist, was born in Boston. The names of his parents are not known,...

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Josiah Priest

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(also known as Josias Preist, possibly Joseph Priest; died January 1735 in Chelsea parish, England), English dancer, dancing master, and choreographer. Members of the Priest family are...

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Flagg, Josiah

David W. Music.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Music Education and Pedagogy; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 952 words.

Flagg, Josiah (28 May 1737–30 December 1794), musician and soldier, was born in Woburn, Massachusetts, the son of Gershom Flagg, and Martha Johnson. Sometime before 1747 Josiah moved with...

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Martin, Josiah

Lindley S. Butler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1287 words.

Martin, Josiah (23 April 1737–13 April 1786), last royal governor of North Carolina, was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Colonel Samuel Martin, a prominent Antigua sugar planter, and...

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