Jerusalem: The Biography

By Simon Sebag Montefiore

Jerusalem is the common urban, the capital of 2 peoples, the shrine of 3 faiths; it's the prize of empires, the location of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today’s conflict of civilizations. From King David to the twenty first century, from the delivery of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine clash, this can be the epic historical past of 3 thousand years of religion, slaughter, fanaticism, and coexistence. during this masterful narrative, Simon Sebag Montefiore brings the holy urban to lifestyles, throughout the those that created and destroyed it—from Herod, Cleopatra and Nero to Churchill, Rasputin and Truman—and attracts at the most up-to-date scholarship, his circle of relatives background, and a life of research to teach that the tale of Jerusalem is really the tale of the world.   

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Schäfer 32–4. Henri Daniel-Rops, everyday life in Palestine on the Time of Christ—theocracy 53–5; urban existence 95–7; punishments 175–8. Sabbath: de Vaux—sacrifices/holocaust 415–7; Sabbath 3482–3; gala's 468–500; excessive priest 397. Patrich, Sacred Esplanade 37–73. 30. Antiochus IV Epiphanes: I Maccabees 1, I Maccabees four. Jason/Menelaos/Antiochus: 2 Maccabees 1 and a pair of Maccabees 4–6, 2 Maccabees eight. 7. JA 12. 237–65. Antiochus enters Temple: 2 Maccabees five. 15. Debauchery within the Temple: 2 Maccabees 6. 2. personality: Polybius, Histories 31 and 331; pageant 31.

This rite marked the recent self belief of the popes and their Western Latin-based Christianity that might develop into Catholicism—and their turning out to be variations with the Greek-speaking Orthodox of Constantinople. Charlemagne was once a cruel warrior-king hacking his option to ever-greater energy, but he was once additionally occupied with heritage, and as religious as he was once formidable: he observed himself because the inheritor to the missions of Constantine and Justinian to turn into the common holy Roman emperor, and as a latter-day King David—and either those aspirations resulted in the Holy urban.

Runciman three. 47–74. Acre: Shaddad 96–8; arrival of Richard 146–50; fall and killing of prisoners 162–5; youngster baby 147; killing of Frank prisoners 169; negotiations with Adil and Richard 173–5; Arsuf 174–80; inspection of Jerusalem 181; Adil and Richard letters 185; marriage 187–8, 193; most sensible path is jihad 195; marriage to Richard’s niece 196; iciness in Jerusalem 197; increase on Jerusalem/attack on Egyptian caravan 205–7; predicament at Jerusalem; love of urban circulation mountains 210–12; prayers in Jerusalem 217; Jaffa red-haired Richard 223; Saladin no worldly pleasures 224; Jerusalem partitions 226; Richard sick 227; Treaty of Jaffa viewers to Jerusalem, Saladin and Adil to Jerusalem 231–4; Saladin’s recommendation to son Zahir 235; Shaddad accountable for Jerusalem, Salahiyya Shafii madrassa, appoints governors 236–7.

Ben-Arieh, 183–5. Ruth Hummel, “Imperial Pilgrim: Franz Josef’s trip to the Holy Land in 1869,” in M. Wrba (ed. ), Austrian Presence within the Holy Land 158–77. Russians: Simon Dixon, “A Stunted overseas: Russian Orthodoxy within the Holy Land within the nineteenth Century,” draft paper. Romanov pilgrimages: N. N. Lisovoy and P. V. Stegniy, Rossiya v Svyatoy Zemle: Dokumenty i materialy 1. 125–7; Grand Duke Constantine 1859 stopover at 128–35. Hopwood, Russian Presence, Grand Duke Constantine fifty one. Russian pilgrims: Bertha Spafford Vester, Our Jerusalem (henceforth Vester) 86–7.

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