The Trial of Siona

The Trial of Siona : A Novel of Ancient Jerusalem and Rome

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The Trial of Siona A novel of Ancient Israel & Imperial Rome A Roman garrison captures a young girl found wandering alone on an ancient Judean road. Jerusalem has fallen and General Titus is enslaving the populace who opposed him. Siona, the daughter of revered Abraham ben Israel is forced to serve water to the thirsty soldiers as they persue the last Jewish rebels. Along the difficult trek she slowly recalls the last and worst days of the final siege; the deprivations, the loss of family and the boy she thought she loved, when suddenly the realities of war come crashing in upon her. Coming of age during a time of tremendous upheaval, Siona tries to retain memories of her past and who she is, while crossing a huge cultural divide. From the desolation of a conquered land to the heart of Imperial Rome, Siona is witness to infidelity, betrayal, sacrifice and cruelty. While forging an entirely new path for herself, Siona's adventures become a timeless journey of constant trial, reinvention, love and more

Product details

  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 576g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508511098
  • 9781508511090

About N Mizrachi

Natalie Mizrachi has been writing for over 20 years. Born in Brooklyn, New York this novel is inspired by her experiences living in Jerusalem during the 1991 Gulf War. Chock full of real life characters, places and events this is a journey into the urban culture clash of First Century Western Civilization. The challenges of this era are, after two millennium, are not so very different from our own. She is the author of The Portuguese Merchant which can be found by logging on to more