Asked in Judaism
What civilization eventually conquered the Jews and Jerusalem?
Asked in Babylon
When did Babylon conquer Jerusalem?
Asked in Judaism, Roman Empire, Ancient Rome
Why were the Jews forced out of Jerusalem?
Asked in Judaism, Old Testament, Babylon, Persian Empire
What is the name of the ruler that conquered Babylon and allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem to rebuild their temple?
Asked in Ancient History
How did Cyrus the Great treat the people that he conquered?
Asked in Islam, Jerusalem, Crusades
Why did the Muslims have control of the Jerusalem?
Did Jerusalem belong to the Muslims?
Yes. In 640 C.E. Caliph Omar conquered Jerusalem and it remained in Muslim hands (at least partially) until 1919 with the one Crusader exception. Muslims also split occupation of the city with Jews from 1948-1967. However, prior to the surrender of the city to Caliph Omar, Jerusalem had belonged to the Christians, the Pagan Romans, the Jews, the Greeks, and the Canaanites.
Asked in Holocaust, Genocide
Where did genocide take place in the world?
Asked in Ancient Rome
Is it true that in AD70 the Romans gave the Jews there independence?
Asked in Judaism, Old Testament, Persian Empire
What are Jews that live in foreign lands away from Jerusalem?