The Bronze Bow takes place 2,000 years ago in Palestine during the reign of the Roman emperor Tiberius and the time of Jesus Christ's ministry. The people of Palestine live under Roman rule; many regard the Romans as foreign military occupiers, although others take advantage of the new economic opportunities that the Roman Empire provides. The Romans do little to endear themselves to the Hebrew people of Palestine. Jews must always show deference to Roman soldiers: if food is demanded by the soldiers, then the Jews must provide it; if a Roman soldier needs help, then the Jews must...
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