Benjamin Isaac

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Birthday
10, 1945
Birthplace
Geneva, Switzerland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Geneva, Switzerland

About

Known for his research and publications on the topics of Roman, Greek, and Jewish history, this Tel Aviv University ancient history professor held memberships in both the American Philosophical Society and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Amsterdam, he began his teaching career in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Trivia

He was a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Israel Prize.

Family Life

Though born in Geneva, Switzerland, he spent his childhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and later settled in Israel. His marriage resulted in three children.

Associated With

He and Nur Masalha both became prominent Israeli historians.