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Masada myth

collective memory and mythmaking in Israel

by Nachman Ben-Yehuda

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Masada Site (Israel),
  • Israel.
    • Subjects:
    • Zionism.,
    • Heroes -- Mythology -- Israel.,
    • National characteristics, Israeli.,
    • Masada Site (Israel) -- Siege, 72-73 -- Historiography.,
    • Masada Site (Israel) -- Siege, 72-73 -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-374) and index.

      StatementNachman Ben-Yehuda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS110.M33 B46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 401 p. :
      Number of Pages401
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL781627M
      ISBN 100299148300, 0299148343
      LC Control Number95013543

        "It is a place of ancient doom which time has turned into a symbol of the pride of a new nation," wrote Ronald Harker in the Observer book on Masada, published in Newly Author: Harriet Sherwood. Professor Nachman Ben-Yehuda, the author of The Masada Myth: Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel, published in , traced the development of the Masada mythology .

      ""The Masada Myth" is both a scholarly and a passionate book, analyzing with great clarity the relationship between deviance and mythology." Pat Lauderdale, Stanford University ""The Masada Myth" is both a scholarly and a passionate book, analyzing with great clarity the relationship between deviance and mythology."--Pat Lauderdale, Stanford University ""The Masada Myth /5(14). Get this from a library! Masada: from Jewish revolt to modern myth. [Jodi Magness] -- Two thousand years ago, Jewish men, women, and children - the last holdouts of the revolt .

      ""The Masada Myth" is both a scholarly and a passionate book, analyzing with great clarity the relationship between deviance and mythology." Pat Lauderdale, Stanford University ""The Masada Myth" is both a scholarly and a passionate book, analyzing with great clarity the relationship between deviance and mythology."--Pat Lauderdale, Stanford University ""The Masada Myth /5(5). The story of the Siege of Masada was brought down the ages thanks to Joseph ben Matityahu, a.k.a. Flavius Josephus, once a commander in the Great Jewish Revolt that began in 67 C.E. .


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Not only is it well. Masada book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A new account of the famous site and story of the last stand of a group of Je /5(4). 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 /5. The only source we have for the story of Masada, and numerous other reported events from the time, is the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, author of the book “The Jewish War”.

Had. Masada is a American television dramatization miniseries of the siege of Masada, based on Ernest K. Gann's historical novel The Antagonists (). Masada was a featured location Builder: Alexander Jannaeus (?), Herod the Great.

In 73 A.D., legend has it, Jewish rebels under siege in the ancient desert fortress of Masada committed suicide rather than surrender to a Roman legion. Recorded in only one historical source, the story of Masada was obscure for centuries.

In The Masada Myth Brand: University of Wisconsin Press. The archaeological myth-buster portion of the book “Masada” is rather shorter than this reader would have wanted.

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In 73 A.D., legend has it, Jewish rebels under siege in the ancient desert fortress of Masada committed suicide rather than surrender to a Roman legion. Recorded in only one historical source, the story of Masada was obscure for centuries.

In The Masada Myth, Israeli sociologist Nachman Ben-Yehuda tracks the process by which Masada. In the latest excavation and book on Masada (Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth, Princeton University Press, ), the renowned archaeologist Jodi Magness adds the details Author: Rebecca Denova.The reader is urged to pick up a copy of Ben-Yehuda's book Sacrificing Truth - Archaeology and the Myth of Masada for the whole story in detail.

The Masada Myth The expression "the Masada Myth. Chapter 8 The Rebel Occupation of Masada Chapter 9 "Masada Shall Not Fall Again": Yigael Yadin, the Mass Suicide, and the Masada Myth Epilogue. A Tour of Masada Brand: Princeton University Press.