The Ruling Class of Judaea: The Origins of the Jewish Revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70
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The Ruling Class of Judaea: The Origins of the Jewish Revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70

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Goodman examines the background of the AD 66 Judean revolt against Rome. He attempts to explain both the rebellion itself and its temporary success by discussing the role of the Jewish ruling class in the sixty years preceding the war and in the independent state that lasted until AD 70. The author shows that the revolt's ultimate cause was a misunderstanding by Rome of th...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published June 25th 1993 by Cambridge University Press (first published December 25th 1987)
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Martin David Goodman is a historian and writer on Roman history and the history of the Jews in the Roman period.
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