Win a copy of Tiberius Julius Alexander: A Historical Novel by Daniel M. Friedenberg!
Oct 7, 2010
We are very excited to announce that Prometheus Books is giving away two copies of Tiberius Julius Alexander: A Historical Novel by Daniel M. Friedenberg! If you would like to win, reply to [email protected] that you’d like to enter the lucky draw and don’t forget to include your shipping address!!
Premium members have an additional chance to get a third copy that will be signed by the author Daniel M. Friedenberg himself! !
Two winners will be chosen randomly from all replies, and the author signed copy from all premium members entries, deadline is the 17th of October 2010. The winner will be notified by e-mail.
About the Book:
In this vividly told historical novel, Friedenberg reconstructs the conflicted life of one of the most paradoxical figures of ancient Jewish history—Tiberius Julius Alexander, an apostate who helped lead the Roman army that laid siege to Jerusalem in 70 CE. He was the nephew of the renowned philosopher Philo Judaeus and the son of the wealthiest man in Alexandria. Piecing together the historical evidence for the life of Tiberius, Friedenberg creates a fascinating fictional memoir based on the facts known about the real historical figure. He skillfully brings to life Roman society in the Near East of the first century, with all its luxurious refinements, brutal realities, competing religious cults, and social unrest…
About the Author:
Daniel M. Friedenberg is the president of John-Platt Enterprises. A recipient of the Heath Literary Award for Distinguished Numismatic Achievement, he is the former curator of coins and medals for the Jewish Museum, New York. His books include Great Jewish Portraits in Metal and Medieval Jewish Seals from Europe.