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By Steve Mason

A clash that erupted among Roman legions and a few Judaeans in overdue advert sixty six had an incalculable impression on Rome's actual visual appeal and imperial governance; on historic Jews bereft in their mother-city and temple; and on early Christian fortunes. historic 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 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 techniques each one subject as a historic research, clarifying difficulties that must be solved, knowing the on hand proof, and contemplating eventualities that may clarify the proof. the easiest reconstructions make the clash extra humanly intelligible whereas casting doubt on acquired knowledge.

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