Return to Masada by Robert G. Makin

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Published by Dandelion Books, LLC .

Written in English

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  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction / Religious,
  • Robert G. Makin,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Masada Site (Israel),
  • Siege, 72-73

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Number of Pages193
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Open LibraryOL12217354M
ISBN 101893302105
ISBN 109781893302105

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Buy Now Price New from Return to Masada book from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Separated from the mountain range by two deep gorges, Masada was a natural fortress.

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In his novel, Return to Masada, Robert G. Makin delivers a new version of this famous "David and Goliath" struggle of the Jewish people against the Roman Army. Even though 4/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, Return to Masada book towards a web page for every book ever published.

Return to Masada by Robert G. Makin, September 4,Dandelion Books, LLC edition, Paperback in English. The siege of Masada was one of the final events in the First Jewish–Roman War, occurring from 73 to 74 CE on and around a large hilltop in current-day Israel.

The siege is known to history via a single source, Flavius Josephus, a Jewish rebel leader captured by the Romans, in whose service he became a ing to Josephus the long siege by the troops of the Roman Empire led to Location: Masada, Israel Return to Masada book part of Judaea.

Masada book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the Back Cover:In the year 72 C.E., after a four-year war between Ro /5. Masada is a musical group with rotating personnel led by American saxophonist and composer John Zorn since the early s.

Masada is as much a "songbook" as a group, comprising more than relatively brief song is written in accordance with a number of rules, including the maximum number of staves, the modes or scales that are used, and the fact that the songs must be Associated acts: John Zorn, Electric Masada, Naked City.

The Masada Complex is a genuine treat for readers who love thrillers with a realistic, international flavor." David Liss, author of The Whiskey Rebels and Conspiracy of Paper, winner of Edgar. "As good as DeMille and Follett.

The Masada Complex delivers fast pace, brilliant plot, unforgettable characters, and a mesmerizing premise. Terrific!"/5(). Making Masada into a World Heritage Site was the last step in a very long process, which began in the early decades of the 20th century mostly by secular Jews.

The goal of this process was to turn Masada into a heroic memory. I have devoted some years of research to try and figure out how and why this process unfolded. Herod’s desert fortress on the mountaintop of Masada has been immortalized as an enduring symbol of Jewish pride and determination.

Although the stronghold was built by the megalomaniac King Herod, it was made famous as the site of the last stand between the besieged Jewish rebels and the relentlessly advancing Romans in the First Jewish Revolt in 73/74 A.D. Masada & Dead Sea Private Tour. You will be picked up by one of Mazada Tours courteous and knowledgeable representatives at a predetermined time and place for a full day Private Masada & Dead Sea Private Tour.

You will be picked up by one of Mazada Tours courteous and knowledgeable representatives at a predetermined time and place for a full day tour of Masada and the Dead Sea. The Siege of Masada is a thrilling and imaginative tale that combines historical events with science fiction.

The plot is well crafted and moves at a good pace with plenty of suspense and twists and turns as the story unfolds.

The length and vocabulary level make it an excellent book for confident readers or : Faridah Nassozi. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Return to Masada by Robert G.

Makin; 1 edition; First published in Return to Masada | Open Library. The Book of Chronicles is silent on where this desert fortress is. In the Judean desert, sure, but could it be the same place as the future Masada. There’s some evidence from the Hebrew (that I can’t comment on), but it could also be that the root of the name Masada was a generic term for fortress.

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A longtime member of the “Zornverse”, Bill’s only Masada record so far was ’s Masada Guitars, where he was featured alongside fellow guitar heavyweights Marc Ribot and Tim Sparks. In August, he returns to the Masada universe with Netzach, the seventh album in The Book Beriah, by the Gnostic Trio (Kenny Wollesen on vibraphone and.

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MASADA mə sā’ də (מְצָדָה, Μασάδα, Strabo g prob. mountain fortress, Mesad). The site has been identified by E. Smith and E. Robinson with a rock called by the local inhabitants es-Sebbe.

Masada is a natural fortress in the eastern Judean Desert. Masada is one of the most visited sites in Israel as it holds great historical importance. The ancient fortress on top of a rocky plateau was the last stronghold during the First Roman-Jewish War.

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John Zorn, Ner Tamid, from the Masada songbook. Monday, 7PM - 10PM: Stone Seminar 19 - Dave Douglas on the Music of Masada. At The Stone in NYC. When John asked me to present a seminar, I thou. John Zorn has long maintained that Masada is more a collection of songs than a band, and he's asked a bunch of friends for their interpretations as part of Masada's tenth anniversary, the first release being Masada expecting an electric romp through the Masada songbook might be disappointed; Masada Guitars consists entirely of solo, mostly acoustic performances.8/ Yadin's book "Masada" tells the fascinating story of the excavations (I hardly refrained from typing in the whole book).

Finds from pre-Herodian time. Remains of a Chalcolithic settlement (4th millennium BCE), including plants, cloth and potsherds, were found in a small cave on the lower part of a southern cliff. Tens of coins from the reign of. Return to Zion pulls together the myriad threads of this history from inside and out to create a seamless look into modern Israel’s truest self.

Author Bio Eric Gartman is an intelligence analyst for the United States Department of Defense who has lived and studied in Israel and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East.

I learned new things about the site, and when I return in springI plan on taking a closer look at them. Moreover, the book’s historical chapters (5–8), which narrate the history of Jewish conflicts from the Maccabean Revolt to Masada, were a tour de force, making sense of the various people, movements, and events that shaped this period.

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Question: "What is the history of Masada?" Answer: Masada is a famous mountain fortress above the western shore of the Dead Sea in Israel. The history of Masada goes back to 31 BC, when Herod the Great completed construction on this “palace of refuge” that he had built in the case of a revolt against him.

According to the historian Josephus, King Herod was an Edomite appointed by the. Buy a cheap copy of The Masada Scroll book by Robert Vaughan. In the great tradition of novels like The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas and, more recently, Christ the Lord by Anne Rice and Stone Tables by Orson Scott Card, The Masada Free shipping over $/5(5).

Masada, The Novel Alice Hoffman channels the panoramic history of the fortress through the first-person narrative voices of four women. By Diane Cole Decemam 0 Edit. John Zorn (born September 2, ) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music.

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Buy a cheap copy of Masada: Herod's Fortress and the book by Yigael Yadin. This is the account of Yadin's excavation of the hill fort of Masada. What he found there confirmed Josephus's account of the siege.

The spectacular discoveries Free shipping over $/5(5). At Masada, Herod completely rebuilt the former fortress, and surrounded the mountain-top with a wall nearly a mile long – even though the site was well-nigh inaccessible to an attacker.

He turned the arid plateau into an almost impregnable citadel, building a defensive wall of dressed stone seven furlongs in length, eighteen feet high and twelve feet broad. If ever there was a desert destination to inspire, the desert fortress of Masada is surely it.

And reading about Masada before you head down to the south of Israel is a must; it'll leave you filled with awe and admiration, as well as itchy feet ready to carry you to the top of the mountain upon which Masada sits.

Masada is the Hebrew name (it actually derives from the Hebrew root for fortress. Excavated Remains of Masada. Decades after Jesus’ death, Zealots engineered a revolt against Rome. The uprising was brutally stamped out and ended with Jerusalem’s destruction in 70 AD.

Survivors fled to Masada, a fortress built by Herod near the Dead Sea. Today, the excavated remains of Masada have become a national symbol for all Israelis.

The Masada Myth The expression "the Masada Myth" 1 has become quite common among Israelis, and yet, the exact meaning of that expression is not entirely clear. In this short paper I shall try to describe the nature of the Masada myth, when it was created and why.

The logical structure I .Taxi Masada. Masada it is the most popular destination of tourists visiting Israel. It attracts a large number of travelers every year. Masada is an ancient fortress, which is located near the Arad town, on the shores of the Dead Sea. It can be reached by taxi or any other public transport from Tel Aviv (where the large Central Airport is located).Masada (Hebrew: מצדה) is a magnificently located fortress site in Israel's stark Judean Desert, close to the Dead last Jewish holdout to fall to Rome in 73 CE, Masada symbolizes the exile of the Jewish nation from the Holy Land.

Its violent end has become a symbol of bravery and self-sacrifice since the founding of the State of Israel in

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