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Salathiel the immortal

Author(s): Croly, George Pages:
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Date of Publication: 1827
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Jerusalem Period: ca. 33Ð70 AD (Code: 7c2)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: j
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Wandering Jew; Burning of Rome; Fall of Jerusalem & Christian-Jewish conflict. --- ÒA tale of the Wandering Jew, rich in Oriental backgroundÓ (McGarry). --- ÒAD 33Ð70. Salathiel is doomed to be the Wandering Jew but pursues an active career of fighting the Romans for Jerusalem before the siege and destruction of the city.Ó (Kelly). --- Òcombined wild adventure, thrilling terror, and religious instructionÒ (Dahl, ÒPaterÕs MariusÒ, p. 4)
Unique Qualities: Brit. version anonymously pub. Salathiel : a story of the past, the present and the future. Ð 3 vv. Ð London: Colburn, 1828. Also published as Tarry Thou Till I Come
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