How much could Joshua be used as collective name right away?

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Giuseppe
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How much could Joshua be used as collective name right away?

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I think that if the answer is yes, then a Joshua myth could rise in very few time shortly after the 70 CE.

If the answer is no, then a Joshua myth would require a lot of (pre-Christian) time to show itself in the historical record.
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