Friday, September 08, 2017

The final fall of Jerusalem in 70 CE

JIM WEST: On This Day, in the Year 70 CE, in Jerusalem. Courtesy of Julius Wellhausen. The final defenses in the upper city of Jerusalem fell, probably, on 7 September 70. For more details, see this 2012 Haaretz article: This Day in Jewish History 70 C.E.: The Roman Siege of Jerusalem Ends (David B. Green).

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