10 edition of The Jews Against Rome found in the catalog.
The Jews Against Rome
by Continuum Intl Pub Group
Written in English
Lindsay Powell's book, The Bar Kokhba War AD – tells the story of the last Jewish revolt over the Roman Empire. Osprey Publishing, either through lack of willing writers, or trying to shy away from the tricky subject of Jewish history, does not have a lot of titles on this/5. After the Jewish rebels defeated Cestius and the Twelfth Legion, Emperor Nero turned to a reliable old soldier, Flavius Vespasian, to conduct the war against Judaea. After three years Jerusalem would still be unconquered, but Nero would be gone and Vespasian would have achieved the throne of the Empire.
The Jew of Rome book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Whether progress is provable or not, even praisers of times past wou /5. The First Jewish–Roman War (66–73 CE), sometimes called the Great Revolt (Hebrew: המרד הגדול ha-Mered Ha-Gadol), or The Jewish War, was the first of three major rebellions by the Jews against the Roman Empire, fought in Roman-controlled Judea, resulting in the destruction of Jewish towns, the displacement of its people and the appropriation of land for Roman military use Location: Judea (Roman province).
The Jewish War recounts the Jewish revolt against Roman occupation (66–70). Antiquities of the Jews recounts the history of the world from a Jewish perspective for an ostensibly Roman audience. The Jews' Great Revolt against Rome in 66 C.E. led to one of the greatest catastrophes in Jewish life and, in retrospect, might well have been a terrible mistake.. No one could argue with the Jews for wanting to throw off Roman rule. Since the Romans had first occupied Israel in 63 B.C.E., their rule had grown more and more almost the beginning of the Common Era, Judea was ruled.
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Susan Sorek's book, The Jews against Rome is somewhat of a summary account of Josephus' own book on the subject. As a result, this book doesn't wander too far off from what Josephus wrote. The book also appears to be a semi-biography on Josephus as by: 2. The book "The Jews Against Rome" by Susan Sorek is an interesting account of the uprising in Palestine between AD.
If you haven't read anything about this period of history before then this is a good book to get you started as it explains who Josephus is, talks about his Histories and gives the reader a good overview of the historical situation in this region before the revolt/5. This item: The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D.
A Military Analysis by James J. Bloom Paperback $ Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping. Details. The Bar Kokhba War AD – The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome (Campaign) by Lindsay Powell Paperback $Cited by: 4.
The Jewish revolt was not inspired by any ideological objection on the part of the Jews toward Rome, nor any Roman anti-Semitism: instead a variety of underlying causes helped spark the revolt including social tensions, the divisions amongst the ruling class, the rise of banditry and poor harvests, and, perhaps most significantly, the apocalyptic storm brewing over 1st century Palestine.5/5(1).
Sorek writes that scholars have concluded that the Jewish War, culminating in the siege of Jerusalem and destruction of the Temple, was the major event in Roman military history.
The war demanded a massive concentration of forces and was the longest siege in the Imperial period, lasting five months. It invol men supplied by four kings to achieve a victory.5/5(1). Strangely, this book turned out to be a good account and explanation of the great Jewish revolt of AD against Rome, and its context, despite the author's biases.
As some other reviewers have mentioned, the author uses a Marxist framework to analyse the revolt, making it into some kind of class war of the "have not" against the "haves".Cited by: 2. The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D. 66– A Military Analysis - Kindle edition by Bloom, James J.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D. 66– A Military Analysis/5(6).
The Jews of ancient Rome played an interesting and important role during those critical junctures in Jewish and world affairs - when the Jewish State was destroyed, when Judaism and Christianity parted company, and when new diaspora communities were established in the Roman by: The Jews Against Rome: War in Palestine AD Susan Sorek: Books - (5).
Book Overview This is the first book to examine the causes, events and consequences of a major conflict in ancient Palestine, and assess the accounts of its star witness, Josephus. The Jewish war, culminating in the siege of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Temple, can be called the most significant event in Roman military by: 2.
Covers the myriad factors of the Jews revolt against the Romans - from its origin to its lasting consequences - and re-evaluates historical accounts.
This book looks at the causes, events and consequences of the conflict in Roman Palestine, whilst assessing the authority of. This 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 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 /5(15).
The Jewish revolt against Rome in the first century C.E. provides ancient historians the opportunity to study one of the best-documented provincial revolts in the early Roman Empire.
This volume brings together different disciplines, some for the first time. The contributors draw from a wide range of literary, archaeological, documentary, epigraphic and numismatic sources.
Here’s something that many people I talk to about Paul’s Letter to the Romans don’t seem yet to have grasped. The earliest house churches in Rome would have been primarily Jewish and would have culturally felt Jewish, but in A.D. 49 the Roman Emperor Claudius kicked the Jews out of Rome. Jewish Christians, of course, would have been expelled along with the rest of the Jews..
The Jewish Revolts Against Rome, A.D. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the first and second centuries A /5. The Jews Against Rome: War in Palestine AD (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Jews Against Rome: War in Palestine AD $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide.
By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small. The Jewish–Roman wars were a series of large-scale revolts by the Jews of the Eastern Mediterranean against the Roman Empire between 66 and CE.
While the First Jewish–Roman War (66–73 CE) and the Bar Kokhba revolt (– CE) were nationalist rebellions, striving to restore an independent Judean state, the Kitos War was more of an ethno-religious conflict, mostly fought outside Result: Decisive Roman Empire victory: Destruction of. During the first and second centuries A.D., the supremacy of the Roman Empire was aggressively challenged by three Jewish rebellions.
The facts surrounding the initial uprising of A.D. have been filtered through the biased accounts of Judeao Roman historian Flavius Josephus. Primary information regarding the subsequent Diaspora Revolt (A.D. ) and the Bar Kochba Rebellion (A.D. The Jews didn’t need much reason to revolt against their Roman overlords, but the immediate cause for this outbreak of violence seems to have been a pledge by Roman Emperor Hadrian to have the Temple rebuilt, only to change his mind - and order a temple to Jupiter be erected on the Temple Mount instead.
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.
First Jewish Revolt, (ad 66–70), Jewish rebellion against Roman rule in Judaea. The First Jewish Revolt was the result of a long series of clashes in which small groups of Jews offered sporadic resistance to the Romans, who in turn responded with severe countermeasures.
In the fall of ad 66 the.The Jews complained to Tiberius and Pilate was told to remove them immediately. The main source of violence were the Zealots. They were violently against Rome.
The had murderers called Siccari who committed acts of violence. There were also men who claimed to be the messiah and drew men to them. They became trouble for the Romans and were destroyed.Flavius Josephus, original name Joseph Ben Matthias, (born ad 37/38, Jerusalem—died adRome), Jewish priest, scholar, and historian who wrote valuable works on the Jewish revolt of 66–70 and on earlier Jewish history.
His major books are History of the Jewish War (75–79), The Antiquities of the Jews (93), and Against Apion. Early life. Flavius Josephus was born of an aristocratic.