God's Gold: A Quest for the Lost Temple Treasures of Jerusalem, Kingsley, Sean

God's Gold: A Quest for the Lost Temple Treasures of Jerusalem

Authors: Kingsley, Sean
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: HIS002000
ISBN: 9780061874826, Related ISBNs: 0061874825, 9780060853990, 9780061874826
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 352
Synopsis:

In 70 AD, the Roman emperor Vespasian and his son Titus plundered the great Temple of Jerusalem, claiming for themselves a priceless hoard. The golden candelabrum, silver trumpets, the bejeweled Table of the Divine Presence—the central icons of the Jewish faith—were cast adrift in Mediterranean lands and exposed to centuries of turbulent history and the rule of four different civilizations. Only an intriguing trail of clues remains to betray the treasure's ever-changing destiny—a trail eminent archaeologist Dr. Sean Kingsley has followed on one of the most remarkable quests of this or any other age: the search for the final resting place of God's gold.

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