"From a crevice in a canyon near the Dead Sea where it had lain for almost 2000 years came a woman's bag. From the bag came a fragile bundle of papyri inside which were wrapped four wodden slats. And as the excited archaeoloists stared incredulously at the strips of wood, one name blazed out at them..........Bar Kokhba and the rest is history... read about it here along with the beautiful photographs.
This book is Yigael Yadin's story of the find that brought Bar Kokhba out of the shadows of romance and legend and restored to the Jewish people a real life hero. The book includes 90 color illustrations, 150 in black and white and 7 color maps, 271 pages, book and dust jacket in good condition.