A History of the Jewish War: AD 66–74 (Key Conflicts of - download pdf or read online

By Steve Mason

ISBN-10: 052185329X

ISBN-13: 9780521853293

A clash that erupted among Roman legions and a few Judaeans in overdue advert sixty six had an incalculable influence on Rome's actual visual appeal and imperial governance; on historical Jews bereft in their mother-city and temple; and on early Christian fortunes. ancient scholarship and cinema alike are inclined to see the clash because the end result of lengthy Jewish resistance to Roman oppression. during this quantity, Steven Mason re-examines the battle in all proper contexts (such because the Parthian measurement, and Judaea's position in Roman Syria) and levels, from the Hasmoneans to the autumn of Masada. Mason techniques every one subject as a historic research, clarifying difficulties that must be solved, knowing the to be had proof, and contemplating situations that will clarify the proof. the easiest reconstructions make the clash extra humanly intelligible whereas casting doubt on obtained knowledge.

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