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Masada (מצדה metzadá "fortress") is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa, on ...

Masada Desert Fortress | Jewish Virtual Library


Masada (Hebrew for fortress) is a place of gaunt and majestic beauty that has become one of the Jewish people's greatestsymbols as the place where the last ...

Masada - UNESCO World Heritage Centre


Masada. Masada is a rugged natural fortress, of majestic beauty, in the Judaean Desert overlooking the Dead Sea. It is a symbol of the ancient kingdom of Israel,  ...

Masada (BiblePlaces.com)


Photos and description of the ancient site of Masada, Herod's fortress.

Masada (TV Mini-Series 1981) - IMDb


After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.

Masada, tragic fortress in the sky | The Times of Israel


Apr 13, 2013 ... When you glance at it from the highway, Masada looks much like any other mountain in the Judean desert. Yet it was on these heights, and in ...

Massada (masada), Israel


The declared World Heritage Site of Massada and its tragically-ending story of perseverance, is one of the most magnificent and frequently-toured places in ...

The Last Days and Hours at Masada | The BAS Library


Jewish Zealots who occupied Masada at the start of the revolt in 66 C.E. held the site throughout the war and became the last outpost of resistance to the ...

Israel's Masada myth: doubts cast over ancient symbol of heroism ...


Sep 22, 2013 ... Herod the Great's fortified complex at Masada was a winter retreat but also an insurance against a feared rebellion of his Jewish subjects or an ...

Masada | ancient fortress, Israel | Britannica.com


Jul 16, 2014 ... Ancient mountaintop fortress in southeastern Israel, site of the Jews' last stand against the Romans after the fall of Jerusalem in 70 ce.

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Masada - The Israeli Mosaic


Masada was Herod's royal citadel and later the last outpost of Zealots during the Jewish Revolt. The citadel was a site of the most dramatic and symbolic act in ...

Wars between the Jews and Romans: Masada - Livius


As we have seen above, the Sicarians had occupied Masada -the name means ' citadel'- in the Judaean desert, a fortress situated on a single standing plateau ...

The Masada Siege - Biblical Archaeology Society


Nov 17, 2015 ... What do we know about the Roman siege of Masada? We must consider both the account given by Josephus and the surviving archaeological ...