The Jews Against Rome
War in Palestine AD 66-73
By (author) Susan Sorek
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Jews Against Rome by Susan Sorek
Book DescriptionThis is the first book to cover the myriad factors of the Jews revolt against the Romans - from its origin to its lasting consequences - and re-evaluate historical accounts.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, whilst assessing the authority of Josephus' eyewitness accounts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847252487
(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Hambledon Continuum
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 31-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Susan Sorek
Ancient Historians, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by Susan Sorek
Offers an accessible overview of Greek and Roman history writing. This introductory guide helps to unravel some of the difficulties involved in dealing with ancient source material, placing the work of ancient historians in its political, social and historical context for the contemporary reader.
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Author Biography - Susan Sorek
Dr Susan Sorek is based at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
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