In the context of the trial of James the brother of the Lord, Sanders argues that, "the immediate point is that when there was no procurator in the country, a Sadduceean high priest (which Ananus was) could do what he wished, despite the supposed fact that Sadducees always had to do what the Pharisees said.
However, some powerful friends (elders?) in Judaism who perhaps even belonged to the sect interceded for him and are able to gain access to King Agrippa II and to Caesar himself, deposing the high priest Ananus for his martyrdom.
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Josephus described a later high priest, the younger Ananus
, whom Caesar appointed High Priest.
Samuel Krauss guessed that it was Egyptian.(120) A later high priest of this family group, Ismael ben Phiabi, may even have claimed descent from Phinehas.(121) Simon ben Boethus, high priest 24-5 BC, is known to have been an Egyptian.(122) Herod's marriage to his daughter, the second Mariamme, surely a dynastic association, suggests Simon's Zadokite lineage.(123) [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is better attested than [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] for Ananus
or Annas ben Sethi,(124) first high priest (AD 6-15) of another clan, and is the Egyptian Seti.
In late 66, Joseph son of Gorion (77) and the ex-high priest Ananus (II) were elected by the assembly of the people to supreme military command in Jerusalem, with the task especially of improving the city's defences (Josephus, BJ 2: 563).
In December 67, this Gorion, along with the leading pharisaic aristocrat Simon son of Gamaliel, in alliance with the chief priests Jesus son of Gamalas and Ananus II, tried to organize popular opposition to the Zealots by public addresses in the assembly and private visits to individuals.
Typical of such controversies, which in extreme cases could even lead to executions or lynch murders,(16) is that which led to the stoning of James the Lord's brother and other Jewish Christians under the Sadducean high priest Ananus II, son of the Ananus (Annas) of the passion story.
Gamaliel, two enterprising Sadducean high priests, namely Ananus (Annas) II, the 'murderer' of James, and Jesus b.