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By Steve Mason

A clash that erupted among Roman legions and a few Judaeans in past due advert sixty six had an incalculable effect on Rome's actual visual appeal and imperial governance; on historic 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 fruits of lengthy Jewish resistance to Roman oppression. during this quantity, Steven Mason re-examines the warfare in all proper contexts (such because the Parthian size, and Judaea's position in Roman Syria) and levels, from the Hasmoneans to the autumn of Masada. Mason ways each one subject as a historic research, clarifying difficulties that must be solved, figuring out the on hand facts, and contemplating situations that may clarify the proof. the best reconstructions make the clash extra humanly intelligible whereas casting doubt on got knowledge.

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