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With Prof. Jodi Magness discussing the history of Masada
We discussed the history of Masada and Herod, story as told by Josephus, the siege of 72-73, how the siege took place and the tactics used by the Romans, the early explorers and excavations of Masada, the archeological findings in Masada, the mass suicide story as told by Josephus, and more
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