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Battles of the Bible

Phyllis Jestice

Battles of the Bible introduces 20 key battles from the Biblical era. Beginning with the Israelites’ campaign against Ai (1407 BC) and finishing with the siege of Masada (73 AD), examples from every major campaign are featured. The book contains... Read moreRead less

Battles of the Bible introduces 20 key battles from the Biblical era. Beginning with the Israelites’ campaign against Ai (1407 BC) and finishing with the siege of Masada (73 AD), examples from every major campaign are featured. The book contains the major Hebrew leaders such as Saul and David, the invasion of the Assyrians and the enslavement of the Israelites by the Babylonians. Each battle includes a contextual introduction, a description of the action, and an analysis of the aftermath. A specially-commissioned colour map illustrating the dispositions and movement of forces brings the subject to life and helps the reader grasp the course of the battle.

Format: 297 x 227mm hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 60,000
Illustrations: 20 col maps, 50 line drawings, 160 photos
ISBN: 9781905704668

Phyllis Jestice

Phyllis G. Jestice is a professor of medieval history and chair of the Department of History at the College of Charleston, South Carolina, where she regularly teaches about vikings, crusaders, and the 100 Years War. Dr. Jestice enjoys a variety of research and writing, and her work over the years has included two scholarly monographs, a number of translations, and extensive publications... Read moreRead less

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