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First Century BC – First Century AD: Construction and Destruction
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First Century BC – First Century AD: Construction and Destruction

Evidence of Jewish presence in the Land of Israel in the first century BC and first century AD is plentiful. The Jewish historian, Josephus, describes Jewish life in Israel up until the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 AD. Josephus was a Jewish general who switched sides and supported the Romans. He wrote The […]