For the Temple

For the Temple

A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem

by G. A. Henty
Reprint, ©1999, ISBN: 9781890623074
Trade Paperback, 403 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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