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

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

by Martin Goodman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521334013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/03/1987
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: (i) The problem; (ii) The conventional explanations; (iii) Civil war, the ruling class and revolt; Part I. The Ruling Class AD 6-66: 2. The new ruling class AD 6; 3. Problems facing the ruling class: economic and social; 4. Problems facing the ruling class: religious ideology; 5. Why the ruling class failed; Part II. Faction Struggle within the Ruling Class: 6. Reactions to failure: the ruling class AD 6-66; 7. The outbreak of revolt; 8. The independent Jewish state AD 67-70; 9. Trends in faction politics AD 50-70; Part III. The Aftermath of the Revolt: 10. The Roman reaction.

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