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  • The Bronze Bow
    Jews in antiquity, like orthodox Jewish people today, wore tassels, or "tzitzit," on the edges of their robes as a demonstration of their faith. There were a number of reasons for this. In the book...

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    Elizabeth George Speare's The Bronze Bow follows the story of a Jewish boy named Daniel bar Jamin living in Galilee, Israel in the time of Jesus. After the tragic death of multiple relatives and...

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    In chapter 5, Daniel attempts to recruit Joel and travels to the city of Capernaum. Daniel arrives at Rabbi Hezron's home and is astonished to see the massive house for the first time. When Daniel...

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    When Joel and his sister visit Daniel and Leah, Joel tells Daniel that he has been waking up early in the mornings to listen to Jesus when he talks with the fishermen. When Daniel asks Joel if he...

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    Daniel goes to Jesus's house when he loses all hope. When his difficulties are at their worst, he goes to Jesus to seek solace and comfort. At this time his sister's health is at its worst. Leah,...

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    Leah brings Daniel a basket of fresh fruit that she received from Marcus (chapter 22). Marcus is a Roman solider, which is extremely upsetting to Daniel, an Israelite, because he believes that he...

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    Simon and Rosh are both extremely driven by their personal beliefs. Simon is one of Jesus's twelve disciples, often titled "Simon the Zealot." It's important to note this because there were two...

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    Hello! Thank you for your question. The section that you are asking about is in Chapter 4, where Simon takes Daniel to the synagogue in order to try to seek a glimpse of Jesus of Nazareth. Near...

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    First, the genres of the two works are quite different. The Bronze Bow is a novel, a fictional work written as a form of entertainment for young adults. The New Testament is a religious document,...

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    In Chapter 8, Daniel returns to the mountain after suffering a serious injury inflicted by a Roman soldier. Samson is patiently waiting for Daniel when he spots him struggling to climb a steep...

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    In Chapter 5, Daniel gets permission from Rosh to travel to Capernaum to recruit Joel to join Rosh's band. Daniel visits Joel's beautiful home in the middle of the city and is invited to have...

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    In Chapter 19, Daniel and a group of boys attempt to free Joel from a passing Roman caravan. Unfortunately, the boys are no match for the experienced Roman soldiers. At the beginning of the raid,...

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    In Chapter 14, Rosh ordered the men to keep a low profile. The shepherds had recently ambushed and attacked Rosh's men. Apparently, they hadn't been too pleased with the rebels stealing their...

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    In Chapter 2, Rosh gives the order to rob a caravan heading through the valley trade route in the mountains. Rosh wants his band to capture a giant slave because he says that the slave is too...

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    Daniel is a passionate, strong eighteen-year-old boy who joins Rosh's band after he flees his master, Amalek. Daniel is full of hate and bitterness directed towards the Romans after the death of...

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    Throughout The Bronze Bow, Samson and Leah have several similarities. Both individuals are loyal, innocent, and talented. Samson not only obeys Daniel, but also helps and protects him throughout...

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    In Chapter 5, Daniel travels to Capernaum, where he sees a crowd gathering near the harbor. Daniel walks towards the harbor, where a woman feeds him and tells him that people are gathering to hear...

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    In the novel, Daniel draws his strength from a religious text, as seen in chapter 7 of The Bronze Bow: "God is my safe refuge, And has made my way safe. He made my feet like hind's feet, And...

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    Yes. Daniel specifically runs away from Amalek to join Rosh's band in the mountains because of Amalek's harsh treatment. Daniel risked his life and nearly died running away from Amalek, which gives...

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    For the first five chapters of the novel The Bronze Bow, Thacia is either referred to by her full name, Malthace, or her nickname, Thace. In Chapter 1, Joel introduces his sister to Daniel as...

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    Throughout the novel, Daniel struggles to control his anger with the occupying Roman forces and Leah battles her inner demons. Thacia tries her best to positively influence Daniel, but Daniel is...

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    Elizabeth George Speare's prominent message throughout the novel The Bronze Bow is that only through love and forgiveness can individuals attain peace in their lives. Daniel tries to avenge the...

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    The rising action is a specific part of the plot when the tension rises. The rising action occurs after the inciting incident (that some people call the conflict) and before the climax. In The...

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    In Chapter 21, Daniel visits Jesus to warn him about his enemies. Jesus thanks Daniel then asks him why he is troubled. Daniel tells Jesus, "Because I don't know where to turn. Everything has...

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    Throughout Chapter 15, Daniel begins traveling to Capernaum each morning to listen to Jesus preach. Daniel is drawn to the hope and promise in Jesus' messages and shares Jesus' stories with his...

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    Even though Daniel has moved to the village to take care of his sister, he has not given up on his desire to overthrow the Romans, and he has not renounced his allegiance to Rosh. He begins to...

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    Throughout the entire novel, Daniel seeks to avenge the death of his parents and manifests his hate toward the Roman Empire. Towards the end of the novel, Daniel finds out that a Roman soldier...

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    According to Rosh, Daniel has a soft spot which holds him back from being the fierce, loyal Zealot that he could potentially become. After Simon brings Daniel the news that his grandmother is...

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    In Chapter 16, Thacia, Joel, and Daniel are discussing how Thacia will disguise herself as Joel in order for them to fulfill Rosh's assignment. Thacia mentions that she would feel ashamed to meet...

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    In Chapter 4, when Daniel sees Jesus for the first time, he mentions that his figure was "not in any way arresting" and that he could see from Jesus' arms and shoulders that he had worked hard...

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    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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    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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    At the end of the novel, Jesus heals Leah and Daniel turns around to see Thacia's face. Daniel looks at Thacia and sees a "gift" in her eyes. Daniel knew that he was not worthy of Thacia's gift,...

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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