For the Temple

For the Temple

A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem

G.A. Henty

Paperback
389 Pages

One of G.A. Henty's most popular works of historical fiction, now available for a new generation!

One of G. A. Henty’s most popular works of historical fiction, For The Temple shows the events leading to the fall of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D. by the most powerful Empire on earth—Rome. To tell this heroic tale, Henty uses a courageous young Jew, John of Gamala, who joins the guard of the Jewish military commander Josephus, and unites the people in the defense of their homeland. Taking from the records of historian, Flavius Josephus, For the Temple paints a highly detailed picture of the actual events. For the Temple reveals G.A. Henty at his best—virtuous boys who become courageous men, lots of action, heroic sacrifice, and a rewarding end.

Features

  • Reprint of 19th century classics, fully reformatted with modern typeface
  • Exclusive introductions written by historian, Bill Potter
  • Original illustrations
  • Word definitions to aid the modern reader

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One of G.A. Henty's most popular works of historical fiction, now available for a new generation!

One of G. A. Henty’s most popular works of historical fiction, For The Temple shows the events leading to the fall of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Temple in 70 A.D. by the most powerful Empire on earth—Rome. To tell this heroic tale, Henty uses a courageous young Jew, John of Gamala, who joins the guard of the Jewish military commander Josephus, and unites the people in the defense of their homeland. Taking from the records of historian, Flavius Josephus, For the Temple paints a highly detailed picture of the actual events. For the Temple reveals G.A. Henty at his best—virtuous boys who become courageous men, lots of action, heroic sacrifice, and a rewarding end.

Features

  • Reprint of 19th century classics, fully reformatted with modern typeface
  • Exclusive introductions written by historian, Bill Potter
  • Original illustrations
  • Word definitions to aid the modern reader
What Others are Saying

“G. A. Henty... gives us all the faith and chivalry, the pluck and fury, the mystery and intrigue that history rightly told demands.”
~ George Grant, author, teacher, & pastor

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