Masada (מצדה metsada "fortress") is an ancient fortification in the Southern
District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa, on the
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 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 ...
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 ...
Masada, Hebrew H̱orvot Meẕada (“Ruins of Masada”), ancient mountaintop
fortress in southeastern Israel, site of the Jews' last stand against the Romans
Wars between the Jews and Romans: Masada (74 CE) ... Flavius Josephus in his
Jewish War; a little later, the Romans took the fortress Masada (in 74); in 115, ...
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 ...
After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a
5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
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 ...
Masada is a symbol of freedom and courage to Jews because of its history,
specifically the events of the Jewish revolt against Rome in the first century AD ...