(From the publisher):
This is the story of one of the most thrilling of all historical events, the Roman siege of the Jews in the year 73 A.D., when two great antagonists, besieger and besieged, faces each other: the Roman General Flavius Silva, Commander of the Xth Legion and Procurator of Judea; and Eleazar ben Yair, leader of the 900 Jews still resisting the power of Imperial Rome and stubbornly clnging to freedom on the heights of Masada.
Original title: The Antagonists: A Novel about Masada
Alternative titles: Masada
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome