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Masada | Notes

Yigael Yadin. Masada: Herod’s Fortress and the Zealots’ Last Stand. ┬áSteimatzky Ltd., 1997. (272 pages) 1 The challenge * Western drop to the Dead sea is more than 1,300 feet. * 66 AD, the Jewish revolt flared up into a

Masada | Notes

Yigael Yadin. Masada: Herod’s Fortress and the Zealots’ Last Stand. ┬áSteimatzky Ltd., 1997. (272 pages) 1 The challenge * Western drop to the Dead sea is more than 1,300 feet. * 66 AD, the Jewish revolt flared up into a