A model of magnificent Masada, an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau. It is located on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. Herod the Great built two palaces for himself on the mountain and fortified Masada.
A mile up, marvelous views, and such history-According to Josephus, the siege of Masada by Roman troops at the end of the First Jewish-Roman War, facing certain defeat by the Romans after a prolonged standoff, the Jewish inhabitants formulated a mass suicide, rationalizing better than the alternative! A different Holocaust.
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