The Resource Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur

Label
Ben-Hur
Title
Ben-Hur
Statement of responsibility
by Lew Wallace ; edited and with an introduction and notes by David Mayer
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Published in 1880, Ben-Hur is a fictionalization of the events of Christ's life, beginning with the Nativity and ending with the Crucifixion. The story uses a parallel structure to simultaneously explore the life of Judah Ben-Hur, a Hebrew prince who lived in the time of Christ. This remarkable work of historical fiction reshaped the landscape of American popular literature and prompted millions of readers to reevaluate their personal views of Christianity
Summary
Details how a wealthy young Jewish man and his family, who are all experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny, are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
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060937
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1827-1905
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Wallace, Lew
Dewey number
813.4
Index
no index present
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  • 990
  • 990
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Mayer, David
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True
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Ben-Hur
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b7cb21b9-a3ca-4a23-b12d-6cd5241c1915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781849892834
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Ben-Hur
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b7cb21b9-a3ca-4a23-b12d-6cd5241c1915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781849892834
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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