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The Bronze Bow Study Guide

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Daniel
the main character in the book. after father killed by cruicifiction, he sold as a slave, but runs away. he is a rebel against the Romans. he fights for freedom, and for revenge (they killed his father); a blacksmith
Joel
Daniel's friend he meets on a mountain; he joins Rosh's band; went to Jerusalem to study and left the band later in the book
Malthace (aka Thacia)
Joel's sister, friend of Daniel's sister Leah; helps Daniel when he gets hit with spear
Jesus
the Savior; heals Leah; Daniel and Joel listen to his sermons
Simon the Zealot
friend of Daniel, goes to follow Jesus, gives his shop to Daniel; a blacksmith
Hezron
Joel and Thacia's father, asks Daniel to leave; believes should wait for God's kingdom, doesn't believe in rebelling
Samson
former slave, freed by Rosh's band, now a part of the band; never speaks, very strong; follows Daniel around; doesn't speak their language?
Leah
Daniel's sister; possessed by demons and saved by Jesus; never left her home for 10 yrs while possessed. cared for by Daniel. uses a loom
Rosh
rescues Daniel in the mountains; leader of the rebel band; lives in a cave in the mountains; argues with Daniel and Daniel leaves the band; a harsh person
Joktan
friend of Daniel, leaves Rosh's band with Daniel
Interminable
tiresome and long; seemingly endless
Pilfer
(v.) to steal in small quantities
Diverted
to turn aside or from a path or course; deflect; distract
Elation
excited feelings of pride, triumph, or happiness
Tetrarch
the governor of one of four divisions of a province in the Roman Empire
Recompense
(v.) to pay back; to give a reward; (n.) a payment for loss, service, or injury
Eluded
avoided, escaped
Comrade
used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement
Trodden
crushed or broken by being stepped upon heavily
Venture
(n.) a risky or daring undertaking; (v.) to expose to danger; to dare
Dumbfounded
speechless because of shock or amazement
Unkempt
not neat or cared for
imagery
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, thing, place, or experience
similes
comparison of things that have something in common using "like" or "as"
Who is the author?
Elizabeth George Spears
One fact about the author
She won a Newberry Medal in 1962
Jarius
The synagogue ruler whose daughter was brought back to life by Jesus