1967: Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the by Tom Segev
By Tom Segev
Tom Segev’s acclaimed One Palestine, Complete and The 7th Million overturned authorised perspectives of the historical past of Israel. Now, in 1967, he brings his masterful talents to the watershed 12 months whilst six days of conflict reshaped the rustic and the full region.
Going a ways past an army account, Segev re-creates the apocalyptic weather in Israel ahead of the struggle in addition to the country’s bravado after its victory. He introduces the mythical figures—Moshe Dayan, Golda Meir, Gamal Abdel Nasser, and Lyndon Johnson—and an epic forged of squaddies, lobbyists, refugees, and settlers. He finds as by no means ahead of Israel’s intimacy with the White condominium, and the political rivalries that sabotaged any likelihood of peace. particularly, Segev demanding situations the view that the battle was once inevitable, displaying that at the back of the bloodshed used to be a chain of disastrous miscalculations.
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The legendary preaching of the martyred monk Kosma´s the Aetolian (1714–1779) is admonition in the form of sermon: he castigates Greek traders for their indifference, demands community solidarity, deplores conver- 3 sion to Islam of Turkey’s Greek subjects, regrets the loss of the Greek language, and stirs up dormant patriotism. ” His listeners must understand that letters are a lighting from God, and that school is a church. ADYNATON (Lat. IMPOSSIBILE) The trope of adynaton represents an unsatisfiable condition.
He was a medical doctor and traveled abroad extensively. His first three collections of poetry, Epochs I–III, ap- ANGHELAKI-ROOKE, KATERINA (1939– ) peared in his red-hot political years (1945–1951). Later came Continuations I–III and The Target, followed in 1979 by The Margin ’68–’69. Later in his career, Anagnostakis edited an anthology of Greek postsymbolist poets (1990). ” As a metrical element, it may also be deemed the choice between a “long” or “short” syllable. The anceps often sits at the end of a meter.
Here a maiden poses consecutive questions to a “handsome, immature youth” who wishes to court her. He will have to “distinguish safely one by one” the hundred words she intends to recite and improvise 100 answers. The maiden counts as far as ten. Next she proceeds by decades. The youth wins his wager, so she concedes an embrace. Then she yields completely, with the result that he spurns her. ” Popular copies of The Alphabet provide five or more distichs to cover each letter, but Stephanides points out that this is not so challenging in Greek, where plenty of words begin with z- or x-.