Bitter Shields

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Categories: Historical Fiction/Mainstream
Publisher: | Date published: 11/01/2009


Can a disenchanted Spartan aristocrat and his Jewish wife find freedom from their oppressors in ancient Greece and then in exile in Jerusalem? Can they find solace from their ordeals through their separate religions of worshipping multiple deities and faith in one invisible God? The adventures of this highly unusual couple reveals many of the contradictions, rivalries and mysteries of the ancient world while coming to a dramatic and shattering end.