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 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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