Flavius Josephus and the Mass Suicide
Lecture no. 30 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Pore over the remains of a ramp that was instrumental in the Roman victory at Masada. Then, take a closer look at controversies over the mass suicide of the Jewish rebels and the views of the historian Josephus—whose writings are our most important source of information about this event.