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Synagogue steps in Jerusalem
 
  66-67 AD - Revolt in Judea.
The desecration of a synagogue causes Jewish outrage and rioting. Within months, there is a full-scale rebellion as Judaea revolts against Roman rule. Facing a battle-tested Roman army, the beleaguered Jewish troops shelter within the walled city of Jotapata. The Romans surround it and on the 47th day, just before dawn, soldiers scale the city's high walls. Roman troops stream into the city. Some 40,000 Jews are killed.
 
 
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