He is also commercially clever enough to bring all the albums on his label out in different series, often with numbered volumes, in the hope of getting the collectors among us to all look forward to the next release, wallets at the ready.
Free Jazz Blog's Top 10s. Hi, You need to download iTunes first. I think that John Zorn is the kind of person who would milk a cow until only dry skin is left, often without too much concern about the value of what his milk pail contains when he goes to the market.
I saw him twice when he was merely in his 60s and touring days a year.
The Bar Kokhba War reconsidered. Zorn is an extraordinarily multi-faceted musician. Retrieved Cave of Horror is the name given to Cave 8 in the Judaean Desert of Israelwhere the remains of Jewish refugees from the Bar Kokhba revolt were found.
Despite the reference to Jerusalem, as of early s, archaeological finds, and the lack of revolt coinage found in Jerusalem, supported the view that the revolt did not capture Jerusalem. A fascinating, heart-warming feature, recorded in China.
The Jewish Encyclopedia. His first name, Shimon, was found written on coins from the time of the revolt. Rufus is last recorded inthe first year of the rebellion; whether he died or was replaced is uncertain.
In an attempt to erase any memory of Judea or Ancient Israelhe wiped the name off the map and replaced it with Syria Palaestina. The Talmud, for instance, refers to Bar Kokhba as "Ben-Kusiba," a derogatory term used to indicate that he was a false Messiah.
Yehuda ben Dama; and R. These tensions were related to the establishment of a large Roman military presence in Judea, changes in administrative life and the economy, together with the outbreak and suppression of Jewish revolts from Mesopotamia to Libya and Cyrenaica.
It was likely changed to Bar-Kokhba during the revolt, as a reference to a verse in the Bible referring to the Messiah as a star kokhav. Simon Bar Kokhba took the title Nasi Israel and ruled over an entity that was virtually independent for two and a half years.
Last 3 months were a bit miserable, due to my precarious labour situation in the neo-liberal world. I also managed to avoid TV almost completely apart from a bit of Wallace and Gromit. I feel overwhelming nostalgia when I hear his warm, mid-Atlantic voice: my parents listened to him when I was a kid, and he reminds me of my late grandfather, both for the way you can hear the h in words like "where" and "overwhelming" and for the lucidity of expression.