Masada

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Mark Cartwright
by Dany Sternfeld
published on 07 November 2019
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The Masada (“fortress” in Hebrew) is a mountain complex in Israel in the Judean desert that overlooks the Dead Sea. It was first constructed in the 1st century BCE and renovated by Herod the Great (37-4 BCE).

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Sternfeld, D. (2019, November 07). Masada. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11449/masada/

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Sternfeld, Dany. "Masada." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11449/masada/.

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Sternfeld, Dany. "Masada." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Nov 2019. Web. 15 Oct 2021.