0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books

Not currently available

48 BC Deaths; Pompey, Titus Annius Milo, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Marcus Caelius Rufus, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, Alexander of Judaea (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
Discovery Miles 2 750
48 BC Deaths; Pompey, Titus Annius Milo, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Marcus Caelius Rufus, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus,...
48 BC Deaths; Pompey, Titus Annius Milo, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Marcus Caelius Rufus, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus,...

Share your images

48 BC Deaths; Pompey, Titus Annius Milo, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Marcus Caelius Rufus, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, Alexander of Judaea (Paperback)

Books Llc

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R275 Discovery Miles 2 750

Bookmark and Share

Supplier out of stock. If you add it to your wishlist we will send you an email should it become available again.

Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Pompey, Titus Annius Milo, Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Marcus Caelius Rufus, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, Alexander of Judaea, Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus, Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus, Hae Buru of Dongbuyeo, Cotys Vii. Excerpt: Alexander (Gr., died 48 or 47 Be, or Alexander Maccabeus, was the eldest son of Aristobulus II, king of Judaea . He married his cousin Alexandra Maccabeus, daughter of his uncle, Hyrcanus II . Their grandfather was Alexander Jannaeus, the second eldest son of John Hyrcanus . Their daughter was the Hasmonean Mariamne . Alexander was taken prisoner, with his father and brother, by the Roman general Pompey, on the capture of Jerusalem in 63 BC, but escaped his captors as they were being conveyed to Rome. In 57 BC, he appeared in Judaea, raised an army of 10,000 infantry and 1500 cavalry, and fortified Alexandrium and other strong posts. Alexander's uncle Hyrcanus (with whom Alexander's father Aristobulus had clashed) applied for aid to Gabinius, who brought a large army against Alexander, and sent Mark Antony with a body of troops in advance. In a battle fought near Jerusalem, Alexander was soundly defeated, and took refuge in the fortress of Alexandrium. Through the mediation of his mother he was permitted to depart, on condition of surrendering all the fortresses still in his power. In the following year, during the expedition of Gabinius into Egypt, Alexander again incited the Jews to revolt, and collected an army. He massacred all the Romans who fell in his way, and besieged the rest, who had taken refuge on Mount Gerizim . After rejecting the terms of peace which were offered to him by Gabinius, he was defeated near Mount Tabor with the loss of 10,000 men. The spirit of his adherents, however, was not entirely crushed, for in 53 BC...

General

Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2010
First published: April 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-14907-3
Barcode: 9781155149073
Categories: Books
Promotions
LSN: 1-155-14907-6

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners