Jerusalem Besieged: From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel

Jerusalem Besieged: From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel

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By (author) Eric H. Cline

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  • Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
  • Format: Hardback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 236mm x 31mm | 839g
  • Publication date: 25 October 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Ann Arbor, MI
  • ISBN 10: 0472113135
  • ISBN 13: 9780472113132
  • Illustrations note: 10 colour illustrations

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A chronicle of the most heavily contested city in history examines the battles that have been fought over the so-called City of Peace, from modern day conflicts, to the wars of millennia ago, and the consequences of these conflicts for the world at large.

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Eric H. Cline is a former Fulbright scholar and Associate Professor of Classics and Anthropology and is Chair of the Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on the ancient world, including "The Battles of Armageddon" (University of Michigan Press, 2000).

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"A beautifully lucid presentation of four thousand years of history in a single volume. Cline writes primarily as an archaeologist-avoiding polemic and offering evidence for any religious claims-yet he has also incorporated much journalistic material into this study. Jerusalem Besieged will enlighten anyone interested in the history of military conflict in and around Jerusalem."-Col. Rose Mary Sheldon, Virginia Military Institute