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The Jews against Rome [electronic resource] / Susan Sorek.

By: Sorek, Susan.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2008Description: 1 online resource (ix, 175 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780826436764 (electronic bk.); 0826436765 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico | Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73 | Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73 -- Causes | History | Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico | Juifs -- Histoire -- 66-73 (R�ebellion) | Juifs -- Histoire -- 66-73 (R�ebellion) -- Causes | HISTORY -- Ancient -- General | J�udischer Krieg (66-70)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jews against Rome.DDC classification: 933 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Historical Background: 198 BC-AD 66 -- Josephus and his Histories -- The Causes of Revolution According to Josephus (1) -- The Causes of Revolution According to Josephus (II) -- Insurrection: AD 65-66 -- The March on Jerusalem -- Josephus in Galilee -- The Siege of Jotapata -- Final Conflict in Galilee -- Civil War in Judaea -- Civil War in Rome -- The Battle for Jerusalem -- The Final Conflict -- The Zealots' Last Stand -- Epilogue.
Summary: The calamitous revolt of the Jews against their Roman overlords reverberates down the centuries and is arguably the greatest event in all Jewish history with the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in AD70, fulfilling many messianic prophecies, at the heart of the rebellion. Why did the revolt happen and how did it end with the mass suicide of zealots at Masada in AD73? Is the main source of evidence - The Jewish War by Flavius Josephus - reliable? These questions and more are tackled here in the first book to look at the causes, events and consequences of the conflict in Roman Palestine, w.
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"War in Palestine AD 66-73"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-166) and index.

The Historical Background: 198 BC-AD 66 -- Josephus and his Histories -- The Causes of Revolution According to Josephus (1) -- The Causes of Revolution According to Josephus (II) -- Insurrection: AD 65-66 -- The March on Jerusalem -- Josephus in Galilee -- The Siege of Jotapata -- Final Conflict in Galilee -- Civil War in Judaea -- Civil War in Rome -- The Battle for Jerusalem -- The Final Conflict -- The Zealots' Last Stand -- Epilogue.

The calamitous revolt of the Jews against their Roman overlords reverberates down the centuries and is arguably the greatest event in all Jewish history with the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in AD70, fulfilling many messianic prophecies, at the heart of the rebellion. Why did the revolt happen and how did it end with the mass suicide of zealots at Masada in AD73? Is the main source of evidence - The Jewish War by Flavius Josephus - reliable? These questions and more are tackled here in the first book to look at the causes, events and consequences of the conflict in Roman Palestine, w.

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