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Mark Cartwright
by Dany Sternfeld
published on 07 November 2019

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

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