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Episode 6

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 19 November 2012

In her new novel, award-winning author Naomi Alderman imagines the world of Roman-occupied Judea and the fate of a charismatic Jewish preacher named Yehoshuah.

A year after Yehoshuah's death, four people tell their stories - his mother, Miryam; his former friend and follower Iehuda of Qeriot; the High Priest at the great Temple in Jerusalem, Caiaphas and the rebel, Bar-Avo.

In today's episode, the High Priest Caiaphas is put under pressure by the Roman Prefect Pilate.

Read by David Horovitch
Abridged by Sally Marmion
Produced by Emma Harding.

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