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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date April 1, 1984
Pages 511
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140444209
ISBN-10 0140444203
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Provides an account of the Jewish rebellion against Rome between 66 and 70 A.D.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Josephus’ account of a war marked by treachery and atrocity is a superbly detailed and evocative record of the Jewish rebellion against Rome between AD 66 and 70. Originally a rebel leader, Josephus changed sides after he was captured to become a Rome-appointed negotiator, and so was uniquely placed to observe these turbulent events, from the siege of Jerusalem to the final heroic resistance and mass suicides at Masada. His account provides much of what we know about the history of the Jews under Roman rule, with vivid portraits of such key figures as the Emperor Vespasian and Herod the Great. Often self-justifying and divided in its loyalties, The Jewish War nevertheless remains one of the most immediate accounts of war, its heroism and its horrors, ever written.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780880290340
 
With G. A. Williamson (other contributor) | Revised edition from Dorset Pr (January 1, 1986)
9780880290340 | details & prices | List price $17.95
About: Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE.
from Amereon Ltd (December 1, 1976)
9780848805463 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $30.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140444209
 
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With Betty Radice, G. A. Williamson, E. Mary Smallwood | Reissue edition from Penguin Classics (April 1, 1984); titled "The Jewish War"
9780140444209 | details & prices | 511 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Provides an account of the Jewish rebellion against Rome between 66 and 70 A.

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