Slide Title

Masada

Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 3-1980

Description

Masada is a natural fortress which was used by Jews during rebellion against the Romans. It is located near the Dead Sea and some biblical fragments, pieces of the Dead Sea Scrolls, have been located here. In AD 73/74 nine hundred Jewish rebels committed suicide here.

Notes

Vanderkam, James C. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1994) pp. 35

Rappaport, Uriel. The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls. (New York: Harvey House, Inc., 1967) pp. 97

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Dead Sea scrolls; Religion -- Archaeology and religion; Archaeology -- Israel -- Masada;

Country Name

Israel

Keywords

religion, archaeology, historic, Dead Sea Scrolls, Masada

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