For the Temple

For the Temple

A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem

by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Robinson Curriculum
Library Binding, 404 pages
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Historical Setting: Palestine, 70 A. D.

Mr. Henty weaves into the record of Josephus an admirable and attractive story. The troubles in the district of Tiberias, the march of the legions, the sieges of Jotapata, of Gamala, and of Jerusalem, form the impressive and carefully studied historic setting to the figure of the lad who passes from the vineyard to the service of Josephus, becomes the leader of a guerrilla band of patriots, fights bravely for the Temple, and after a brief term of slavery at Alexandria, returns to his Galilean home with the favor of Titus.

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