The Bar Kokhba War AD 132–135: The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome

The Bar Kokhba War AD 132–135: The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome By Lindsay Powell Peter Dennis, The Bar Kokhba War AD The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome In AD Shim on Ben Koseba a rebel leader who assumed the messianic name Shim on Bar Kokhba Son of a Star led the people of Judaea in open rebellion aiming to establish their own independent Je
  • Title: The Bar Kokhba War AD 132–135: The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome
  • Author: Lindsay Powell Peter Dennis
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  • The Bar Kokhba War AD 132–135: The last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome By Lindsay Powell Peter Dennis, In AD 132, Shim on Ben Koseba, a rebel leader who assumed the messianic name Shim on Bar Kokhba Son of a Star , led the people of Judaea in open rebellion, aiming to establish their own independent Jewish state and to liberate Jerusalem from the Romans During the ensuing Bar Kokhba War AKA the Second Jewish War , the insurgents held their own against the crack RomanIn AD 132, Shim on Ben Koseba, a rebel leader who assumed the messianic name Shim on Bar Kokhba Son of a Star , led the people of Judaea in open rebellion, aiming to establish their own independent Jewish state and to liberate Jerusalem from the Romans During the ensuing Bar Kokhba War AKA the Second Jewish War , the insurgents held their own against the crack Roman troops sent by Emperor Hadrian for three and a half years The cost of this rebellion was catastrophic hundreds of thousands of casualties, the destruction and enslavement of Jewish communities and a ban on Jews entering Jerusalem Bar Kokhba remains important in Israel today because he was the last leader of a Jewish state before the rise of Zionism in modern times.This fully illustrated volume explores the gripping story of the uprising, profiling its rebel leader Bar Kokhba as well as the Emperor Hadrian and his generals, and assesses the impact that this violent rebellion had on the region and those that were displaced.
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    1. Lindsay Powell Peter Dennis

      LINDSAY POWELL is a historical detective He is motivated to tell the stories of the under reported personalities and events of history in the belief that they deserve to be told to complete our understanding of the past A historian and writer, Lindsay has a particular passion for the military history of the Roman Empire He scours ancient documents, inscriptions, coins and museums for stories, and archaeological, engineering, medical and scientific reports to reveal deeper truths He was news editor of Ancient Warfare 2011 2016 and continues to contribute to the magazine He has written for Military Heritage, Desperta Ferro and Strategy Tactics magazines, as well as Pen and Sword Books, Osprey Publishing, The History Network and UNRV Lindsay is a veteran of the world renowned Ermine Street Guard His appearances include BBC Radio and The History Channel,He divides his time between Austin, Texas and Wokingham, England.

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    1. Lindsay Powell s book, The Bar Kokhba War AD 132 135 tells the story of the last Jewish revolt over the Roman Empire Osprey Publishing, either through lack of willing writers, or trying to shy away from the tricky subject of Jewish history, does not have a lot of titles on this It s refreshing to see another campaign on this subject, the former being Si Sheppard s The Jewish Revolt 66 74 AD.I ll shy away from my historical analysis of this title, since I m no expert What I will say is that Powel [...]


    2. A Great Introduction to this RevoltI ve read some of the author s books before One of the best things about them is they are good at explaining complex periods, concepts and processes for the lay person This book is no exception The author does an excellent job at explaining the basics of Jewish law, events leading up to the revolt and way the Romans and Jewish forces were constituted All of this leads to the nature of the war and how the revolt was eventually repressed Mr Powell also tries to e [...]


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