Masada by Neil Waldman

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Masada shall not fall again! Both a rallying cry for modern-day Israel and an inspiration to the world, the siege of Masada took place in the first century C.E., when a small group of Jewish rebels defended their lives and their freedom against the overwhelming might of Rome. With his meticulously researched, event-filled text and illustrations that capture the great desert fortress then and now. Neil Waldman dramatizes the ancient story behind the ruins of Masada and the contemporary efforts by archaeologists to uncover its secrets.

About Neil Waldman

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Waldman is an award-winning artist, he earned a Gold Medal from the United Nations for his poster celebrating the International Year of Peace. He lives with his wife, Kathy, in White Plains, New York.
Published August 1, 1998 by Morrow Junior. 64 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, War, Children's Books.

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yet Flavius, a Jewish leader who joined the Romans, is later cited as the author of the pivotal account that led to the rediscovery of Masada in the 19th century), and obvious omissions may prove troubling to readers (e.g., in the opening chapter, set in Jerusalem in 66 C.E., hundreds of persecut...

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