Siege Tactics during the Great Revolt (AD 66-74)

3 June, 2014 • 1) Ancient – Prior to C. V, History 2466

Marcos Uyá Esteban

Judea, a second class province directly governed by Rome after Herod’s death, was never easy to control. The hostility of its inhabitants especially in regards to religious issues and the clash of Roman and Jewish culture were of such magnitude that peace could hardly be maintained. On one side the Jewish, monotheistic, the people chosen by God to lead a supposed political and spiritual future pretty glorious,and on the other, the Roman Empire, the ruler of the world by then, polytheistic, and who had Judea as one of its countless subject provinces.


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