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The Story of the Last Days of Jerusalem
by Alfred J. Church
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.  Ages 12-15
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Front Matter


Of the Beginnings of the Jewish War
Of the Doings of Cestius
Of Josephus and the Besieging of Jotapata
Of the Marvellous Escape of Josephus
Of the Troubles in Jerusalem
Of the First Coming of the Romans
The Beginning of the Siege
Of the Walls of Jerusalem
The Siege
The Siege (continued)
The Siege (continued)
The Taking of the City
The End

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