New PDF release: A History of the Jewish War: AD 66–74 (Key Conflicts of

By Steve Mason

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. old scholarship and cinema alike are likely 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 size, and Judaea's position in Roman Syria) and stages, from the Hasmoneans to the autumn of Masada. Mason ways every one subject as a historic research, clarifying difficulties that must be solved, figuring out the on hand proof, and contemplating eventualities that would clarify the facts. the best reconstructions make the clash extra humanly intelligible whereas casting doubt on obtained knowledge.

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