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Masada

Gloria D Miklowitz

Masada

Gloria D Miklowitz

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In this eloquent and powerful novel a young man comes of age during the fall of Masada in the year 72 C.E.

- Publisher As the Roman army marches inexorably across the Judean desert towards the fortress of Masada, Simon and his family and friends prepare, along with the rest of the Jewish Zealots, to fight and never surrender.

- Publisher In the year 72 C.E., after a four-year war between Rome and Judea, only one fortress remains to be taken: Masada, high above the Dead Sea in what is now Israel. Two years later, the commander of the famous Roman Tenth Legion, Flavius Silva, marches toward Masada to capture or kill the 960 Jewish zealots who hold it. / In this eloquent and powerful novel, we meet 17-year-old Simon ben Eleazar, son of the Jewish leader of Masada. Apprenticed too Masadas only physician, Simon learns to help victims of the enemys onslaught as he struggles with his love for Deborah, the intended of his best friend, and with the painful decision he must ultimately make.

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In this eloquent and powerful novel a young man comes of age during the fall of Masada in the year 72 C.E.
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As the Roman army marches inexorably across the Judean desert towards the fortress of Masada, Simon and his family and friends prepare, along with the rest of the Jewish Zealots, to fight and never surrender.
- Publisher

In the year 72 C.E., after a four-year war between Rome and Judea, only one fortress remains to be taken: Masada, high above the Dead Sea in what is now Israel. Two years later, the commander of the famous Roman Tenth Legion, Flavius Silva, marches toward Masada to capture or kill the 960 Jewish zealots who hold it. / In this eloquent and powerful novel, we meet 17-year-old Simon ben Eleazar, son of the Jewish leader of Masada. Apprenticed too Masadas only physician, Simon learns to help victims of the enemys onslaught as he struggles with his love for Deborah, the intended of his best friend, and with the painful decision he must ultimately make.
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Meet the Author

Gloria D Miklowitz

Gloria Miklowitz, a graduate of the University of Michigan, is the author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. Her books have won national and international awards and deal with important issues such as nuclear war, racial injustice, steroid abuse, date violence and most recently militia involvement. Three of her novels were made into award-winning television specials, including one which won the Emmy for Best Childrens Special in 1986 (The War Between the Classes). A frequent speaker at schools, Gloria has also taken part in conferences in the United Sta

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Bestsellers in Confident Readers (Age 8-12)