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  • The Bronze Bow
    The Bronze Bow, written by Elizabeth George Speare, is set in Judea (present-day Israel) and describes the rise of Christianity during the Roman occupation. The story focuses on protagonist Daniel,...

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    Daniel and Joel both come from Jewish families, were raised in Galilee, and have one female sibling. They are both loyal, courageous young men who feel strongly about the Roman occupation. They...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 1, after Joel and Malthace run into Daniel on the mountain, Joel asks Daniel what he does all the time. Daniel tells Joel that he hunts and works at his forge in the cave. Daniel then...

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    In Chapter 1, Joel and Malthace climb the mountain and Daniel recognizes Joel. Daniel introduces himself as Daniel bar Jamin, and Joel remembers that Daniel was the apprentice who ran away from the...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 5, Daniel is invited to eat dinner with Hezron and his children. Daniel makes several remarks chastising the Jewish people for living peacefully under Roman occupation. Hezron agrees...

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    In Chapter 2, Ebol explains to Daniel that there is a pack train coming from Damascus with a string of slaves. He goes on to tell him that they are not take anything else besides the slave. Rosh...

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    In Chapter 7, Daniel is injured by a Roman soldier and seeks solace in Joel's home. While Joel and Thacia care for Daniel, Joel begins reading stories about the courageous actions of Joshua,...

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    Daniel returns to the mountain after spending nearly a week at Joel's house recovering from an injury inflicted by a Roman soldier. In Chapter 8, Daniel is welcomed back as a hero by Rosh's men...

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    Towards the end of Chapter 7, Daniel tests his strength and decides that it is time to leave Joel's house. Daniel mentions that he had got what he came for in regards to Joel choosing to join...

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    In Chapter 20, Joel visits Daniel to tell him that he is moving to Jerusalem, and Daniel laments at his decision to part ways with Rosh's band. Joel then tells Daniel that Hezron is trying to...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 22, Daniel is rather upset and depressed after returning home from seeing Thacia dance. Daniel explained to Thacia that he took an oath, meaning that he could not have a relationship...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Joel had been recruited into Rosh’s resistance by Daniel. At the time Daniel was not fully aware of Rosh’s selfish nature; it was only when Rosh refused to participate in Joel's rescue that he...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel and Joel start recruiting new members to help them fight the Romans. Daniel’s first recruit is Nathan, who is about the same age as Daniel and Joel. Nathan’s family has gone through a...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel's overarching plan is to free his people from Roman captivity. However, in Chapter 18, Malthace tells Daniel that Joel was taken captive by the Romans. Malthace explains to Daniel that they...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In The Bronze Bow the character traits of honor and devotion to one's duty are portrayed both positively and negatively by Daniel and Rosh, respectively. Daniel shows his devotion to his duty in...

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    In chapter 9 of The Bronze Bow, Daniel is pleased that Rosh has given him a solo job to perform for the band. He is to ambush an old miser and steal his money. Daniel jumps the man and knocks him...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Several good things happen to Daniel when he moves back to the village that show that life there is not as terrible as he remembers it. First, Simon, his former fellow apprentice at the blacksmith...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Nathan, the first boy Daniel recruits to join his band in the village, is a proud, feisty, loyal young man. The pride he displays is not arrogance, but rather an unwillingness to be subdued or to...

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    At the beginning of The Bronze Bow, Daniel is very loyal toward Rosh and treats him as his hero. When he tells Joel about Rosh, he says he is a good man and the bravest man in the world. Daniel...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    At the beginning of the novel, Daniel views his sister, Leah, as a lost cause. When he first returns home and sees Leah, he mentions that she still had the same fear in her eyes and nothing had...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 10, Daniel's grandmother is very ill and is lying on the floor of their home. Daniel regrets not telling his grandmother his true feelings about her and why he chose to leave for the...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Despite their many differences, Hezron and Daniel are surprisingly similar throughout the novel The Bronze Bow. Daniel and Hezron are both passionate about the Roman occupation of Galilee. In...

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    In Chapter 7, Joel and Malthace care for Daniel, who has recently suffered an injury to his side. Joel reads a short passage from the Book of Enoch, and Daniel tells Joel that he thinks Rosh is...

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    In chapter 12, Daniel is living in the village and working as the blacksmith. He ends up recruiting about twenty young men to be an army for Rosh working in the village. Nathan is the first one...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel receives a mixed reception from Joel and Malthace. Joel is happy to welcome his friend, but his sister Malthace is more reluctant.

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Simon the Zealot makes his way up the mountain in chapter 3 of The Bronze Bow. He lets Daniel know that Amalek, the blacksmith to whom Daniel was indentured and from whom he ran away, is dead,...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Thacia and Daniel have differing views in regards to how each of them sees the world, in particular, how God plans to restore His kingdom on earth and how Jews should treat the Romans. Daniel...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Throughout the novel, Daniel's friends, in particular, Simon, promote the teachings of Jesus and encourage Daniel to travel and watch Jesus preach. When Daniel first hears Jesus preach, he is...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel’s mother died of grief and from contracting an illness after the crucifixion and subsequent death of her husband. Exposure to the cold weather when mourning her husband may have caused the...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 5, Daniel is invited to eat with Herzon and his family. During the meal, Daniel and Herzon begin to talk about the Roman occupation of Capernaum. Daniel loses his temper when Joel...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 6 of the Bronze Bow, a Roman soldier disrespects Daniel while Daniel is drinking at a well. Daniel loses his temper and throws the bowl of water in the Roman soldier's face and begins to...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 16, Rosh gives Joel the directive to find out the names of the guests who will be attending Mattathias' banquet. Joel ends up selling baskets of fish to the servants for the banquet and...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 15, Daniel begins to travel routinely to Capernaum in the mornings and nights the hear Jesus preach. Although Daniel does not always understand what Jesus is talking about, there is hope...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel had lost his father, uncle and later his mother, attributing their deaths to unjust Roman rule. His only sister seemed to have lost her mind, and his grandmother lived in abject penury....

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  • The Bronze Bow
    When Daniel was living on the mountain with Rosh, he had one concern only in his life, and that was to defeat the Romans. However, when he moves back to the village, and as he gets to know Joel and...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Although it takes several chapters for the author to reveal Daniel's backstory, eventually readers learn that Daniel fled to the mountain and joined Rosh's band when he ran away from his master,...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    When Rosh's band attacks the passing merchant caravan and steals the slave, Joel has just come up to the mountain to get a glimpse of Rosh. Daniel introduces Rosh to Joel, and Rosh seems suitably...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Samson, the apparently deaf-mute slave who Rosh steals from a passing caravan, is important to the action and characterization in The Bronze Bow. He plays an important role in the action because...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    The primary conflict in Elizabeth George Speare's novel The Bronze Bow is the internal conflict Daniel experiences with himself. He has become so consumed by hatred of the Romans and his desire for...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Here are the main events of each chapter of The Bronze Bow. 1: Daniel meets the young twins, Joel and Malthace, on the mountain and they discuss the Messiah. 2. Rosh’s band ambushes a passing...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    As Daniel gets to know Thacia better and as he begins living in the village and being exposed to people who live in family units, including his friend Nathan, he begins to feel angry at the fact...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel expects that he may lose his life in the effort to free Joel. He is going to be the one to get close enough to break Joel's chain because "that's a blacksmith's job." After instructing...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 15, Daniel begins traveling to Capernaum to listen to Jesus speak. Sometimes Daniel does not even understand what Jesus is talking about, but Daniel mentions that there is hope and...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    At the beginning of the novel, Daniel is full of hatred and resentment. He's spent the last five years in the mountains contemplating his revenge on the Romans for ruining his family and life....

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 11, Daniel and Leah move into Simon's old house. Simon had allowed Daniel to stay at his workshop, which was attached to his home, because Simon was too busy traveling with Jesus to...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Five years before the story begins, Daniel ran away to the mountain to escape from his apprenticeship to Amalek, a blacksmith in the village. Daniel lived with his grandmother, who found herself...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 11 of The Bronze Bow, Daniel's grandmother is buried, and Simon, the town's blacksmith, is the only one who comes to the "funeral feast." Simon, who has left his job as a blacksmith to...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    In Chapter 5 of The Bronze Bow, Daniel leaves Rosh's camp on the mountain to go to search for Joel, who he hopes will join Rosh's band. In the city of Capernaum, Daniel cannot escape the sight of...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Shortly after entering Capernaum, Daniel visits the harbor where he is generously offered fish for breakfast by a young woman who asks if he has traveled to see the teacher. Daniel then turns and...

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  • The Bronze Bow
    Daniel bar Jamin is lonely and bitter. Almost everyone in his family has died, both directly and indirectly, at the hands of the Romans. He is taken into slavery, but is able to escape. His...

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