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Author Mason, Steve, 1957-
Title A history of the Jewish War, A.D. 66-74 / Steve Mason.
Publication Info. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 1  933 M    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 689 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-631) and indexes.
Contents Part I. Contexts: 1. A famous and unknown war; 2. Understanding historical evidence: Josephus' Judean War in context; 3. Parthian saviours, sieges, and morale: ancient warfare in human perspective; Part II. Investigations: 4. Why did they do it? Antecedents, circumstances, and 'causes' of the revolt; 5. Nero's war I: the blunder of Cestius Gallus?; 6. Nero's war II: Flavians in Galilee; 7. Jerusalem I: Josephus and the education of Titus; 8. Jerusalem II: coins, councils, constructions; 9. A tale of two Eleazars: Machaerus and Masada.
Subject Josephus, Flavius -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73.
Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico.
Genre or Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9780521853293 (hardback)
052185329X (hardback)