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By Winston Groom

A typhoon in Flanders is novelist and prizewinning historian Winston Groom's gripping heritage of the four-year conflict for Ypres in Belgian Flanders, the pivotal engagement of global warfare I that might ceaselessly switch the best way the area fought -- and thought of -- conflict. this is often Groom's account of what could turn into the main dreaded position on the earth. In 1914, Germany introduced an invasion of France via impartial Belgium -- and taken the wrath of the realm upon itself. Ypres turned a spot of horror, heroism, and terrifying new strategies and applied sciences: poison fuel, tanks, mines, air moves, and the unspeakable distress of trench war. Drawing at the journals of the lads and ladies who have been there, Winston Groom has penned a panoramic drama of politics, procedure, and the human middle. sixteen pages of black-and-white old photos are featured.

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Stuart, “Phidas,” in Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd. , ed. S. Hornblower and A. Spawforth (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996), 1158. 46 E. Badian, “Memmius Regulus, Publius,” in Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd. , 955. josephus’s portrayal of the biblical “architect” 33 In Life 155–157 Josephus describes himself in the role of general of the Galilee employing multiple “architects” in his effort to strengthen the walls of Tiberias at the start of the First Jewish Revolt in 66 CE:47 Οἱ δὲ τὴν τῶν Τιβεριέων πόλιν κατοικοῦντες γράφουσιν πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα παρακαλοῦντες πέμψαι δύναμιν τὴν φυλάξουσαν αὐτῶν τὴν χώραν: θέλειν γὰρ αὐτῷ προστίθεσθαι.

This focus upon Moses’ family rests on biblical precedent, where Moses, Aaron, and Miriam are the chief actors of the Exodus narrative. This biblical precedent fits well with the general Roman context, where the organs of state—and its major building projects—were commonly entrusted to relatives and friends of the emperor. 22 In Josephus’s retelling, Bezalel and Oholiab are depicted as partners— “renowned” ones, to be sure—in the Tabernacle project. The “call” of Bezalel is broadened to include Oholiab.

J. Mulder (Assen: Van Gorcum; Minneapolis: Fortress, 1990), 458. 24 Following Tanakh: The Traditional Hebrew Text and the New JPS Translation (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1999), henceforth NJPS, except for the underlined section. ” 26 A New English Translation of the Septuagint, trans. L. J. Perkins, ed. A. Pietersma and B. G. Wright (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). 27 Septuaginta: Vetus Testamentum Graecum, Exodus, ed. J. W. Wevers (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1991).

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