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Ben-Hur

Carol Wallace
Ben-Hur
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Ben-Hur

Carol Wallace

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:Cuando Messala, el amigo de la infancia de Ben-Hur, regresa a Judea adoctrinado por las ense anzas romanas, se burla cruelmente de las creencias jud as de Ben-Hur. Messala est trabajando para Gratus, el nuevo gobernador romano, quien ha planeado un desfile inaugural por las calles de la ciudad. A medida que Ben-Hur observa el desarrollo de la escena desde el techo de su palacio, accidentalmente desaloja una baldosa suelta de su casa, que cae y golpea al l der. Messala, viendo una oportunidad para socavar a su antiguo amigo, se asegura de que Ben-Hur sea duramente condenado sin derecho a juicio, y que su madre y su hermana tambi n sean encarceladas injustamente. Enviado a las galeras a vivir sus d as como un esclavo, Ben-Hur hace un voto de un d a regresar y buscar la venganza. Pero como Ben-Hur se convierte en seguidor de un carpintero que l cree que va a hacer guerra contra los romanos, pronto aprende que la venganza terrenal no es el camino de Cristo.

When Judah Ben-Hur's childhood friend Messala returns to Judea indoctrinated by Roman teachings, he cruelly mocks Judah's Jewish beliefs. Messala is working for the new Roman governor, Gratus, who has planned an inaugural parade through the city streets. As Judah watches the scene unfold from his palace rooftop, he accidentally dislodges a loose tile from his house, which hits the leader. Messala, seeing an opportunity to undercut his former friend, ensures that Ben-Hur is harshly sentenced without a trial and that his mother and sister are unjustly imprisoned. Sent to the galleys to live out his days as a slave, Judah vows to one day return and seek his revenge. But as Ben-Hur becomes a follower of a carpenter whom he believes will make war against the Romans, he soon learns that earthly revenge is not the way of Christ.

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:Cuando Messala, el amigo de la infancia de Ben-Hur, regresa a Judea adoctrinado por las ense anzas romanas, se burla cruelmente de las creencias jud as de Ben-Hur. Messala est trabajando para Gratus, el nuevo gobernador romano, quien ha planeado un desfile inaugural por las calles de la ciudad. A medida que Ben-Hur observa el desarrollo de la escena desde el techo de su palacio, accidentalmente desaloja una baldosa suelta de su casa, que cae y golpea al l der. Messala, viendo una oportunidad para socavar a su antiguo amigo, se asegura de que Ben-Hur sea duramente condenado sin derecho a juicio, y que su madre y su hermana tambi n sean encarceladas injustamente. Enviado a las galeras a vivir sus d as como un esclavo, Ben-Hur hace un voto de un d a regresar y buscar la venganza. Pero como Ben-Hur se convierte en seguidor de un carpintero que l cree que va a hacer guerra contra los romanos, pronto aprende que la venganza terrenal no es el camino de Cristo.

When Judah Ben-Hur's childhood friend Messala returns to Judea indoctrinated by Roman teachings, he cruelly mocks Judah's Jewish beliefs. Messala is working for the new Roman governor, Gratus, who has planned an inaugural parade through the city streets. As Judah watches the scene unfold from his palace rooftop, he accidentally dislodges a loose tile from his house, which hits the leader. Messala, seeing an opportunity to undercut his former friend, ensures that Ben-Hur is harshly sentenced without a trial and that his mother and sister are unjustly imprisoned. Sent to the galleys to live out his days as a slave, Judah vows to one day return and seek his revenge. But as Ben-Hur becomes a follower of a carpenter whom he believes will make war against the Romans, he soon learns that earthly revenge is not the way of Christ.

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Carol Wallace

Carol Wallace is best known for co-authoring New York Times best-seller 'To Marry an English Lord.' Cited by Sir Julian Fellowes as an inspiration for "Downton Abbey." Other publications include more than 20 books and dozens of magazine articles, focusing on humor, social history, parenting, and fiction. The most recent title is an historical novel, 'Leaving Van Gogh', was published in April 2011. Carol is the great-great granddaughter of Lew Wallace, author of Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Adapting the original novel for contemporary audiences was both an honour and a thrill for her.

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  • Catalogue Code 456153
  • Product Code 9781496413031
  • ISBN 1496413032
  • EAN 9781496413031
  • Pages 432
  • Department General Books
  • Category Languages Other Than English
  • Sub-Category Spanish
  • Publisher Tyndale House
  • Publication Date Jul 2016
  • Sales Rank #75006
  • Dimensions 223 x 147 x 33 mm
  • Weight 0.521kg

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