Honor and Anachronism In the Work of Avner Gold

We recently discussed Abravanel’s rather Iberian notion of the paramount importance of honor, even beyond that of life itself: המות בכבוד טובה מחיי החרפה והבוז I recently read The Long Road To Freedom, “Avner Gold’s” newly released ninth book in his “beloved series of historical novels”1, and I was pleased to see that he puts …