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"Masada ska aldrig falla igen!": En studie om Masada som en israelisk nationalmyt under 1900-talet
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

”’Masada shall never fall again!’ A study about Masada as an Israeli national myth during the 20th century” by Sara Tibblin.

 

This essay is about the Israeli national myth of Masada, a cliff in the Negev desert that was the setting of a collective suicide in 73 AD, at the end of the Jewish uprising against the Romans. This story has later been rediscovered and has during the 20th century become a national myth in Israel.

 

This essay will examine how the national myth of Masada has been used in different contexts in Israel during the 20th century and which part it has played when it comes to the national identity of Israel. My findings have afterwards been explained with help of Eriksens theory regarding national myths from the book Historia, myth och identitet (History, myth and identity) (1996).   

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 56 p.
Keyword [sv]
Masada, Israel, nationalmyt, thomas hylland eriksen
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Religious Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-28836OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-28836DiVA: diva2:647993
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Religious Studies
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Available from: 2013-09-25 Created: 2013-09-13 Last updated: 2013-09-25Bibliographically approved

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