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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 effect on Rome's actual visual appeal and imperial governance; on old Jews bereft in their mother-city and temple; and on early Christian fortunes. historic 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 conflict in all correct 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 each one subject as a old research, clarifying difficulties that have to be solved, figuring out the on hand facts, and contemplating situations that would clarify the facts. the easiest reconstructions make the clash extra humanly intelligible whereas casting doubt on bought knowledge.

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