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Benjamin
Fictional Character
Thessalonica
Fantasy set in OTL(?)
Type of Appearance: Direct
Species: Human
Nationality: Greek citizen of the Roman Empire
Religion: Judaism
Date of Birth: c. 559
Occupation: Coppersmith
Children: Joseph

Benjamin was a coppersmith who lived in Thessalonica's Jewish quarter. His skill was such that Gentiles came from all over the city to purchase his wares. During the barbarian siege of 597, Bishop Eusebius purchased arrowheads from him to arm the city militia. Some Christians, like Claudia, were skeptical that Jewish-made arrowheads could be blessed by a Christian cleric.

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