The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem

by Alfred J. Church

Description:  Skillful retelling of Josephus's account of the revolt against Rome and the destruction of Jerusalem. Recounts the events leading up to the opening of the war with the Romans, Josephus's brave defense of Jotapata, its final capture and his escape from death, and finally the siege of Jerusalem, the burning of the temple, and the razing of the city.

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Ages:  12-15
Length:  122 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-333-9
Genres:  History, World History

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Table of Contents

1. Of the Beginnings of the Jewish War

2. Of the Doings of Cestius

3. Of Josephus and the Besieging of Jotapata

4. Of the Marvellous Escape of Josephus

5. Of the Troubles in Jerusalem

6. Of the First Coming of the Romans

7. The Beginning of the Siege

8. Of the Walls of Jerusalem

9. The Siege

10. The Siege (continued)

11. The Siege (continued)

12. The Taking of the City

13. The End

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