Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 3-1980

Description

Taken from atop of Masada this photograph shows the remains of the Roman Siege camps constructed in AD 74. At the time Masada had been taken by approximately 900 Jewish Rebels. Masada eventually fell to the Romans and the rebels, also known as the Zealots, who committed mass suicide.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masada

(accessed 17 Nov 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Religion -- Archaeology and religion; Archaeology -- Israel -- Masada; Masada Site (Israel); Romans -- Israel;

Country Name

Israel

Keywords

Masada, King Herod, Roman Siege Camps

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