Masada—Herod's Desert Palace and the Siege
Lecture no. 29 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
After the end of the first Jewish revolt, three Herodian fortresses remained occupied by Jewish rebels. The most famous of these: Masada. Here, discover what archaeological evidence reveals about how an estimated 8,000 Roman soldiers encircled the mountain, built camps, and laid siege to the fortress and its 967 rebels.