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Roman Palestine

Welcome to this first lecture in a new series looking at Jewish and Arab histories


Roman Palestine


Rome and Jerusalem

A very brief introduction of Peoples and their land

Jews' troubles begin in the 60s BCE

Herod the Great 73-4/5 BCE - Client Roman King

Judea a Province of Rome

The Great Jewish Rebellion ends at Masada, 73 CE

Emergence of Christianity

Simon Bar Kokhba's failed Rebellion,136 CE, leads to dire consequences



Some References


History of The Jews Captivating History Series

Jerusalem Simon Sebag Montefiore

Apocalypse Neill Faulkner

The Jewish Revolt 66-74 S Sheppard

When Rome Ruled Palestine Norman Kotker

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