Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography

Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to… read more

Simon Sebag Montefiore talked about his book on the 3,000 year history of Jerusalem. He talked about his family connections to Jerusalem and the contributions to the book from the family archives. He discussed how he tried to create a balanced account that respected the many traditions and religions that played a part in the city and how he treated the religious myths that are part of the history. Mr. Montefiore responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Jerusalem: The Biography

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 9, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 11:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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