Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

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Författare: Jodi Magness

Page count 242. Magness is the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism in the Department of. From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth. Yadin Yigael.


Princeton Oxford Princeton University Press 2019. Chapter 9 evaluates the lore and legacy of the Masada myth from rebellious defiance into a symbol of the modern State of Israel interwoven in the life and legacy of its foremost archaeologist and advocate Yigal Yadin. Magness a prominent archaeologist and a professor at the University of North Carolina studied when young with the great Yadin and now oversees the fruitful though less famous dig at Huqoq in Galilee. In this episode Jodi Magness about the history of Masada its role in public memory and why it matters. This dramatic event which took place on top of Masada a barren and windswept mountain overlooking the Dead Sea spawned a powerful story of Jewish resistance that came to symbolize the embattled modern State of Israel. Two thousand years ago 967 Jewish men women and childrenthe last holdouts of the revolt against Rome following the fall of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Second Templereportedly took their own lives rather than surrender to the Roman army. Masada From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth English Edition eBook Magness Jodi Kindle Store. LamnasAlamy. It seems that Masada has been part of my life since I was a teenager. Publication.

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