Rome and Jerusalem : the clash of ancient civilizations /

A magisterial history of the titanic struggle between the Roman and Jewish worlds that led to the destruction of Jerusalem. Martin Goodman--equally renowned in Jewish and in Roman studies--examines this conflict, its causes, and its consequences with unprecedented authority and thoroughness. He deli...

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Main Author: Goodman, Martin, 1953-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition:1st U.S. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Illustrations, Figures and Maps
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: The Main Witness
  • Prologue: The Destruction of Jerusalem, 66-70 CE
  • Part 1. A Mediterranean World
  • Chapter 1. A Tale of Two Cities
  • Chapter 2. One World Under Rome
  • Chapter 3. Diversity and Toleration
  • Part 2. Romans and Jews
  • Chapter 4. Identities
  • Chapter 5. Communities
  • Chapter 6. Perspectives
  • Chapter 7. Lifestyles
  • Chapter 8. Government
  • Chapter 9. Politics
  • Chapter 10. Romans and Jews
  • Part 3. Conflict
  • Chapter 11. The Road to Destruction, 37 BCE-70 CE
  • Chapter 12. Reactions, 70-312 CE
  • Chapter 13. The Growth of the Church
  • Chapter 14. A New Rome and a New Jerusalem
  • Epilogue: The Origins of Antisemitism
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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