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Author Sebag Montefiore, Simon, 1965-
Title Jerusalem : the biography / Simon Sebag Montefiore
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
book jacket
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 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  956.94 Se21 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101450594
Edition 1st American ed
Descript xxxiii, 650 p.. [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, geneal. tables ; 25 cm
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Note "This Is a Borzoi Book"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [609]-627) and index
Judaism. The world of David ; The rise of David ; The Kingdom and the Temple ; The kings of Judah ; The whore of Babylon ; The Persians ; The Macedonians ; The Maccabees ; The Romans arrive ; The Herods ; Jesus Christ ; The last of the Herods ; Jewish wars : the death of Jerusalem -- Paganism. Aelia Capitolina -- Christianity. The apogee of Byzantium ; Sunset of the Byzantines : Persian invasion -- Islam. The Arab conquest ; The Umayyads : the Temple restored ; The Abbasids : distant masters ; The Fatimids : tolerance and lunacy -- Crusade. The slaughter ; The rise of Outremer ; The golden age of Outremer ; Stalemate ; The Leper-King ; Saladin ; The Third Crusade : Saladin and Richard ; The Saladin dynasty -- Mamluk. Slave to sultan ; Decline of the Mamluks -- Ottoman. The magnificence of Suleiman ; Mystics and messiahs ; The families -- Empire. Napoleon in the Holy Land ; The new romantics : Chateaubriand and Disraeli ; The Albanian conquest ; The evangelists ; The new city ; The new religion ; Arab city, imperial city ; Russians -- Zionism. The Kaiser ; The Oud-Player of Jerusalem ; World war ; Arab revolt, Balfour Declaration ; The Christmas present ; The victors and the spoils ; The British Mandate ; The Arab revolt ; The dirty war ; Jewish independence, Arab catastrophe ; Divided ; Six days
Subject Jerusalem -- History
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