Jerusalem : The Biography
by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Editor: Orion Publishing Co
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The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, statued and inhabited.Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the sanctuary of three religions; it is the price of empires, the site of Judgment Day and today’s battlefield, the clash of civilizations.From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam for the Israel-Palestine conflict, this is the epic story of 3000 years of faith, slaughter, fanaticism and coexistence.How this small distance from the city to become the Holy City, the “center of the world” and now the key to peace in the Middle EastIn a captivating story, Simon Sebag Montefiore reveals this constant evolution of the city and its many incarnations, bringing every era and hyper character to life.In Jerusalem, the biography is told through the wars, loves and revelations of men and women – kings, empresses, prophets, poets, saints, conquerors and whores – who created them, destroyed them, chronicled them and believed in Jerusalem.Drawing on new archives, the stream of scholarships, his own family, papers and a lifetime of study, Montefiore illuminates the essence of holiness and mysticism, identity and empire in a single chronicle of the city that many believe to be the setting of Revelation.This is the way in which Jerusalem became Jerusalem, and the only city that exists only twice – in heaven and on earth.
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