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  Titus puts down resistance in Judea

Titus puts down resistance in Judea
 
  70-73 AD - Jewish War resumes.
Under the command of Titus, Vespasian's son, the Roman legions all but crush any remaining resistance in Judea. They besiege and destroy Jerusalem and loot and burn Herod's Temple. But the resistance is not completely crushed.

The fortress of Masada holds out until 73 AD, despite being surrounded by 7,000 Roman soldiers. Eventually the fortress falls. Survivors set fire to the buildings and all but two women and five children commit suicide.
 
 
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