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Josephine Quinn: Masada, 12 September 2019

Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth 
by Jodi Magness.
Princeton, 280 pp., £24, May 2019, 978 0 691 16710 7
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... although as the men killed each other in turn, there was technically only one suicide. But as Jodi Magness explains in Masada: From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth, there were good reasons for the young country to think of the site as ‘a symbol of Jewish heroism, the Zionist enterprise, and the state of Israel’. ‘The notion that heroic ...

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