Forty Days at JOTAPATA

Biggs, Mark Wayne
April 1999
Military History;Apr99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p27
Recounts the battle between Roman General Vespasian with Jewish opponent, Joseph ben Matthias during the Jewish revolt of 66-73 AD. Background of the conflict; Relationship between Rome and Judea; Factors that put a train in Rome-Judea relations; First act of Vespasian as an eastern commander; Highlights of the battle; Demands of both camps; Victory of the Romans.


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