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You didn't answer the question. Afraid you might be wrong?
Again; do you know why no contemporary historians would've written about Jesus?
I'll answer before you can claim irrelevance or offer some other red herring or logical fallacy.
1) Because claims to be the Messiah weren't rare events. They were quite common.
Many people claimed to be self-appointed messianic leaders. They all had followers.
2) In the first century, Palestinian culture was predominantly oral. Very few people could read or write. They passed stories on by word of mouth.
3) The Romans were well known for executing self appointed kings. Jewish leaders of the Temple were well known for being corrupt and for protecting their power base.
4) Many people claimed to heal by divine intervention or powers. It was very common.
Conclusion: Jesus and his followers didn't generate much interest until AFTER his execution. Then they created a lot of interest.
"In the first century, Palestinian culture was predominantly oral. Very few people could read or write. They passed stories on by word of mouth."
"Philo was born before the beginning of the Christian era, and lived until long after the reputed death of Christ. He wrote an account of the Jews covering the entire time that Christ is said to have existed on earth.
He was living in or near Jerusalem when Christ's miraculous birth and the Herodian massacred occurred. He was there when Christ made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. He was there when the crucifixion with its attendant earthquake, supernatural darkness, and resurrection of the dead (zombies) took place -- when Christ himself rose from the dead, and in the presence of many witnesses ascended into heaven.
"These marvelous events which must have filled the world with amazement, had they really occurred, were unknown to him. It was Philo who developed the doctrine of the Logos, or Word, and although this Word incarnate dwelt in that very land and in the presence of multitudes revealed himself and demonstrated his divine powers, Philo saw it not.
Stories are almost always passed around by mouth, but there were many writers and readers around the time of Jesus and most people are curious as to why no one wrote of him at the time.
Since the first written word of Jesus was 30-40 years after his death, and by unknown authors, I think people are right to question the stories (myths) just as it is reasonable to question the stories (myths) in the Old Testament
Were there myths of gods who were resurrected after death extant at the time of Jesus?