“The Bible is the biography of Jerusalem. Nothing less, nothing more. My book’s called Jerusalem: a Biography, but The Bible’s the real biography of Jerusalem, up to the death of Christ. If you’re religious, you regard it as the word of God. But if you’re a secular historian like me, you really regard it as a library of different works, written at different times, by different people, with different aims and different target audiences.” Read more...
The best books on Jerusalem
Simon Sebag Montefiore,