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What happened at Masada?

Some rebels from the great revolt in 135 C.E. against the Romans fled there. The Romans started beseiging them. Because of the inaccesablity of Massada, the Romans started to (MORE)

How did the story of Masada become known?

Josephus Flavius included the story of what occurred on Masada in his history of the Jewish revolt against the Romans and the fall of Jerusalem in 70 CE. He wrote that two wom (MORE)

What is masada famous for?

Its name    Answer:   Masada is famous for the last stand made there by several hundred  Jews against the conquering Romans. They held out for a long time  and re (MORE)
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What is the population of masada israel?

Matzada (Masadah) is located near the Dead Sea, in an unpopulated  corner of Israel. There are no towns in the immediate area.
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Why did the conflict start about Masada?

The desert fortress was built by Herod as a place of refuge as he was afraid that Cleopatra might influence Caesar against him. After the destruction of Jerusalem in 7OAD Mas (MORE)

What was the siege of masada about?

Answer 1   The seige of masada was about a war and the seige of masada started  in 73 AD and lasted about 4-3 months its a fact    Answer 2   The Siege at Masa (MORE)
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Facts about masada?

Masada is located on the Dead Sea shore in India. Some facts  include that a famous epic was written about Masada by a Hebrew  poet in the 1920's and it is currently a popul (MORE)