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5 edition of The Wolf of Masada found in the catalog.

The Wolf of Masada

by John Fredman

  • 5 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Avon Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7431924M
ISBN 100380490498
ISBN 109780380490493
OCLC/WorldCa10539841

Wolf Sherman (Author) Biography - Wolf Sherman Wolf was born in , grew up in Pretoria and after school joined the South African Police in During he . Excavated Remains of Masada. Decades after Jesus’ death, Zealots engineered a revolt against Rome. The uprising was brutally stamped out and ended with Jerusalem’s destruction in 70 AD. Survivors fled to Masada, a fortress built by Herod near the Dead Sea. Today, the excavated remains of Masada have become a national symbol for all Israelis.

Wolf of Masada (A Star book): ISBN () Softcover, Star, Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site.   Masada To Mossad. By Wolf Sherman. I'm always curious to listen when people talk about which book - ever - they'd first read. For me it was “The Man Called Noon” that was published in I suppose that it goes without saying the film directed by Peter Collinson - of the same name - as the Louis L'Amour novel, was quite a.

The last man, Judah Sicarius, is selected to make sure all his compatriots are dead, down to the last woman and child, and then he is to kill himself. Two millennia later, the American David Hall receives reluctant permission from authorities to explore parts of Masada, the mountain that in real life has become a revered historical site in Israel. The Question of Masada. by Our Readers. To the Editor: Those who ask, as Robert Alter does [“The Masada Complex,” July], how Josephus could have fabricated the fiction of the mass suicide of Masada’s Sicarii, when several thousand Romans were eyewitnesses to the end of Masada, anachronistically transpose modern methods of news.


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The Wolf of Masada book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Though he ranges from the hills of Galilee to the wilds of Britannia, f /5(21). The Wolf of Masada Paperback – January 1, by John Fredman (Author)/5(5). The Wolf of Masada Hardcover – by John Fredman (Author)/5(5).

The Wolf of Masada I read this book when it was first published in '79, it was a Christmas The Wolf of Masada book from my mom. I spent the whole weekend reading this book because it was so engrossing. This is a must read, regardless of your age.

It is extremely well written,and grabs you from the get go. I look forward to re-reading it/5(5). Friendship with Vespasian and Seneca follows, as do military glory in Britain, phenomenal wealth, Neronian orgies, marriage to a daughter of Boadicea, brigandage in Israel, crucifixion (Vespasian happens by to cut him down), and the last stand at Masada.

Even worse than this comic-book plotting is the sub-clich‚ prose, which revels in sadistic and/or sexual excesses and mixes Cecil B. Books You Must Read Before You Die - The Wolf of Masada. Journalist Liz Saul adds The Wolf of Masada by John Fredman.

The book is written from the perspective of the 17 year old son of the Jewish leader at Masada. His diary forms the main narrative for the two years of the siege. The author has also cleverly interwoven some narrative from the leader of the Roman army, which provides a good balance/5(23).

A fun, quick read that catches most of the Masada narrative, albeit from a heavily pro-Jewish perspective. (Seriously, Jews=Good/Romans=Bad is a massive oversimplification.) This works especially well as a young adult book, and will definitely remain in our rotation for the kiddo/5.

Masada is a historical novel that is about the Roman siege of Masada, an isolated fortress in the middle of the desert in 73 AD. It was the site of the last stand of Jews who, after the fall of Jerusalem, resisted the Romans Masada is an older book from /5.

Voices of Masada book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the year AD 70, at the close of a long and bloody battle that en /5. The siege of Masada was a pivotal event in the First Jewish-Roman War as it brought an end to the first revolt by the Jewish people against the Roman Empire in Roman-controlled Judea.

At the start of the First Jewish-Roman War, a group of Jewish rebels called the Sicarii overtook the Roman garrison of Masada. Toward the end of the war, the. The Story of Masada book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The siege of Masada was one of the final events in the First Jewish–Roman War, occurring from 73 to 74 CE on and around a large hilltop in current-day Israel. The siege is known to history via a single source, Flavius Josephus, a Jewish rebel leader captured by the Romans, in whose service he became a ing to Josephus the long siege by the troops of the Location: Masada, Israel (then part of Judaea.

The survivors fled north to a fortress known as Masada. "The Antagonists," the book by Ernest Gann, is also known by the title Masada, tells the story of this small group of Jews who defied the Roman Empire by refusing to give in to Roman demands.

It tells the story of Elazer Ben Yair, leader of the Jews, and Flavius Silva, general of Rome /5(15). The Masada story was the inspiration for the "Masada plan" devised by the British during the Mandate era.

The plan was to man defensive positions on Mount Carmel with Palmach fighters, to stop Erwin Rommel 's expected drive through the region in Builder: Alexander Jannaeus (?), Herod the Great. Ladies and gentlemen, strap yourselves in for an epic ride across time periods in this thrilling tale of time travel and political conspiracies in The Siege of Masada.

Jodie Lane put together one hell of a compelling story. The Siege of Masada is flawlessly delivered with elaborate and captivating detail to make it a one of kind : Faridah Nassozi. Herod’s desert fortress on the mountaintop of Masada has been immortalized as an enduring symbol of Jewish pride and determination.

Although the stronghold was built by the megalomaniac King Herod, it was made famous as the site of the last stand between the besieged Jewish rebels and the relentlessly advancing Romans in the First Jewish Revolt in.

Read the conclusions from Shaye Cohen's article "Masada: Literary Tradition, Archaeological Remains, and the Credibility of Josephus" The Wars of the Jews, Book 7 Chapter 9.

Masada, The Novel Alice Hoffman channels the panoramic history of the fortress through the first-person narrative voices of four women.

By. Archaeologist Yadin's vivid and exhaustive account of the dig and the discoveries is the source of the information (and occasional quotations); the text is Mr. Gottlieb's dehydration, no match for Moshe Pearlman's Zealots of Masada (, p.J) in immediacy, drama—or information.

But it is briefer and simpler (sometimes too simple: ""The Jews also possessed a sacred book, a book.Authors and book experts recommend some the best novels ever written. Books You Must Read Before You Die - The Wolf of Masada.

Journalist Liz Saul adds The Wolf of Masada by John Fredman.Masada is a musical group with rotating personnel led by American saxophonist and composer John Zorn since the early s.

Masada is as much a "songbook" as a group, comprising more than relatively brief song is written in accordance with a number of rules, including the maximum number of staves, the modes or scales that are used, and the fact that Associated acts: John Zorn, Electric .