The Siege of Masada (73 AD) - Last Stand of the Great Jewish Revolt

The Siege of Masada (73 AD) - Last Stand of the Great Jewish Revolt

In 73 AD Masada, the impregnable mountain fortress in the Judaean desert, stood as the final holdout against the onslaught of Rome’s legions. The siege that followed would mark the final, bloody suppression of the Jewish revolt with an encounter whose awe inspiring remains can still be seen in the desert today! HD Drone Footage provided by JPWorthington Media https://www.pond5.com/artist/jpworthingtonmedia More Classical Antiquity Documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkOo_Hy3liEJYEQ23l6bDrFrQYdkoZ3BC Literary Sources: "The Jewish Revolt" by Si Sheppard "The Forts of Judaea" by Samuel Rocca "Legions of Rome" by Stephen Dando-Collins "Uniforms of the Roman World" by Kevin Kiley Game Engine: Total War: Rome II Game Mods: Devide et Impera Legions of Rome

Mysteries of the Bible - Masada: The Last Fortress

Mysteries of the Bible - Masada: The Last Fortress

Masada is the famous story of the failed Jewish revolt against Roman authority. The historian Josephus relates the tale of over 900 men, women, and children dying by their own hand rather than being taken into slavery or killed by the enemy. Watch more TV shows for free at http://tvtuner.co

Masada - The History (Part 1 of 2)

Masada - The History (Part 1 of 2)

To view Masada parts 1 and 2, the History and the Site, click on the Playlist: https://youtu.be/2Zf2fTpzJHo?list=PL1rMNQPlbR7ZDRgK9Mf00ZjTb94-gwE-T This video is the history of Masada. Herod The Great had his winter palace built on Masada (Fortress, in Hebrew) from 37-31 BCE. Herod died in 4 CE (AD) and a small number of Roman soldiers served as guards there. Jewish Zealots objected to Roman Rule. Rebellion started in the north, in Galilee, in 66 CE. The Jewish Zealots were defeated and then the Temple and Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 CE. Zealots overtook the Roman soldiers on Masada and took this location for their Jewish people. What followed was a siege of Masada by the Romans followed by the destruction of Masada's double stone walls and the final constructed wooden wall. The Jewish leader, Elazar ben Yair gave his powerful final speech to the Jewish community. This video is the history of Masada and the Jewish Zealots' stronghold from 70-73 CE.

Story Of Masada

Story Of Masada

Rachel Lamb shares the story of Masada, on location in Israel.

MASADA | ISRAEL - A TRAVEL TOUR - HD 1080P

MASADA | ISRAEL - A TRAVEL TOUR - HD 1080P

Masada is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau, akin to a mesa. It is located on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. Official website and blog: http://globetrotteralpha.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlobeTrotterAlphaTravels/ Check us out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/globetrotteralphatravels/ Help me create the next travel videos by showing your support: https://www.patreon.com/globetrotteralpha Herod the Great built palaces for himself on the mountain and fortified Masada between 37 and 31 BCE. According to Josephus, the siege of Masada by troops of the Roman Empire at the end of the First Jewish–Roman War ended in the mass suicide of 960 people – the Sicarii rebels and their families hiding there. Masada is one of Israel's most popular tourist attractions Filmed during December 2011. For more information on Masada: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masada Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Masada+National+Park+-+Masada/@31.4382961,35.2160932,10.77z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xb36be08ba2295ed5!8m2!3d31.312215!4d35.3624582 Filming Equipment: Cameras: - Sony HDR-AX2000 - Sony Nex-VG10 Camera Accessories - Glidecam HD-2000 hand-held camera stabilization. - Sennheiser K6 module + ME66 shotgun microphone capsule. - Manfrotto 701HDV pro fluid video mini head / 055XB tripod legs. Editing Software: Sony Vegas Pro

Mount Masada, By The Dead Sea,

Mount Masada, By The Dead Sea,

This DVD is FREE at http://www.realdiscoveries.org/ Masada Mount Masada, on the eastern fringes of the Judean desert was another place not to be missed on the journey. Situated between Eng'edi and Sodom, it is detached from the surrounding escarpment, approximately 650 x 450 metres, and 450 metres above Dead Sea level. Being remote and with natural defences, an impressive fortress was built on the plateau during the second temple period. The story of Masada is recorded by Flavius Josephus, who commanded the Galilee district during the great revolt and eventually surrendered to the Romans. He was taken to Rome where he chronicled the revolt for posterity. Josephus wrote that the first fortress at Masada was built by Jonnathan, probable brother of Judah the Macabbee, high priest in 152 BC. Herod ruled from 37 to 4 BC and was aware of the strategic importance of Masada.

Siege of Masada | PBS America

Siege of Masada | PBS America

Premieres 10pm, Monday 5 October on Sky 534 & Virgin Media 276 This documentary casts a fresh light at a conflict that occurred almost 2,000 years ago, attempting to separate fact from fiction while discovering what really happened. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Israel’s most popular tourist attractions, Masada is an ancient fortification situated on a plateau on the edge of the Judean Desert. In 66AD, a group of Jewish rebels, the Sicarii, overcame the Roman garrison and took command of the settlement. For what followed, the only known account was written by Flavius Josephus, a Jewish-Roman historian. In 73AD, a Roman legion under the command of Lucius Flavius Silva, governor of Judea, laid siege to Masada. After months of impasse, the Romans managed to construct a siege ramp, enabling them to breach the walls with a battering ram. When the Romans entered the fortress, they found that all 960 Sicarii had committed mass suicide. Josephus’s account was allegedly based on the reports of the Roman commanders, but how much of it is true? New archaeological evidence has brought to light a number of discrepancies, casting doubts on its veracity. Whatever really happened at Masada, the site has assumed great cultural significance and remains an important part of the founding narrative of the state of Israel.

Masada, Israel: Ancient Fortress

Masada, Israel: Ancient Fortress

More info about travel to Israel: https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/read/articles/why-visit-israel The ancient fortress in Masada, Israel served as a refuge of last resort back when the Jews were the rebellious subjects of Roman occupation. Masada’s rebels methodically took their own lives, and today, that mass suicide is the symbol of Israel’s staunch “they’ll never take us alive” commitment to freedom. At http://www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more.

Masada Israel - one of the incredible ruins you have to see to believe

Masada Israel - one of the incredible ruins you have to see to believe

Zahi Shaked A tour guide in Israel and his camera zahigo25@walla.com +972-54-6905522 tel סיור עם מורה הדרך ומדריך הטיולים צחי שקד 0546905522 My name is Zahi Shaked In 2000 I became a registered liscenced tourist guide. My dedication in life is to pass on the ancient history of the Holy Land. Following upon many years of travel around the world, which was highlighted by a very exciting emotional and soul-searching meeting with the Dalai Lama, I realized that I had a mission. To pass on the the history of the Holy Land, its religions, and in particular, the birth and development of Christianity. In order to fulfill this "calling" in the best way possible, I studied in depth, visited, and personally experienced each and every important site of the ancient Christians. I studied for and received my first bachelors degree in the ancient history of the Holy Land, and am presently completing my studies for my second degree.(Masters) Parralel to my studies, and in order to earn a living, I was employed for many years in advertising. What I learned there was how to attract the publics attention, generate and, increase interest, and assimilate information. All this I use as tools to describe, explain and deepen the interest in the sites that we visit. From my experience, I have learned that in this way, the Holy Land becomes more than just history, and that the large stones that we see scattered about in dissaray, join together one by one until they become - a Byzantine Church. This also happens when I lead a group of Pilgrims in the Steps of Jesus. We climb to the peak of Mount Precipice, "glide" over the land to the Sea of Galilee, land on the water and "see" the miracle which enfolds before us. This is a many faceted experience. Not only history which you will remember and cherish, but an experience which I hope will be inplanted in your hearts and minds, and will accompany you all the days of your life.

Tour of The Palace of Herod the Great, Masada, Judaean Desert, Israel

Tour of The Palace of Herod the Great, Masada, Judaean Desert, Israel

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