Rock fortress 396 m/1,300 ft above the western shore of the Dead Sea, Israel. Site of the Hebrews' final stand in their revolt against the Romans (AD 66-73). After withstanding a year-long...
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(`Ruins of Masada`), ancient mountaintop fortress in southeastern Israel, site of the Jews` last stand against the Romans after the fall of ... [6 related articles]
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Masada (מַסָּדָה) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the northern Jordan Valley near the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 296. ==History== The kibbutz was founded in 1937 as part of the tower and stockade program by immigrants from Ro
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Masada (musā'du) , ancient mountaintop fortress in Israel, the final outpost of the Zealot Jews in their rebellion against Roman authority (A.D. 66–73). Located in the Judaean Desert, the fortress sits atop a mesa-shaped rock that towers some 1,300 ft (400 m) above the western shore ...
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Rock fortress 396 m/1,300 ft above the western shore of the Dead Sea, Israel. Site of the Hebrews' final stand in their revolt against the Romans (AD 66–73). After withstanding a year-long siege, the Hebrew population of 953 committed mass suicide rather than be conquered and enslav...
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Jewish fortress of ancient Palestine situated on a butte west of the Dead Sea; last stronghold of the Zealots who committed suicide rather than surrender to the Romans.
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Not to be confused with Kazuhiko Masada, who also wrestles under the ring name MASADA. Brigham Paul Doane (born June 16, 1981), better known by his ring name MASADA, is an American professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances in Ring of Honor, Combat Zone Wrestling, Full Impact Pro, NWA Wildside, and his tours with
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Masada is a fictional comic book superhero from Image Comics. Created by Rob Liefeld ==Fictional character biography== Masada (real name: Deborah Konigsberg) is a fictional Jewish superhero from Image Comics, a member of Team Youngblood. An Israeli crimefighter, she has the power to increase her size and become a giantess. She clai
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Masada was one of several historical miniseries produced in the early 1980s following the success of NBC`s Shogun in 1980. The miniseries starred Peter O`Toole as Roman legion commander Lucius Flavius Silva, Peter Strauss as the Jewish commander Elazar ben Ya`ir, and Barbara Carrera as Silva`s Jewish mistress. David Warner, as
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Masada is a musical group with rotating personnel led by American saxophonist and composer John Zorn since the early 1990s. Masada is as much a `songbook` as a group, comprising more than 500 relatively brief compositions. Each song is written in accordance with a number of rules, including the maximum number of staves, the modes or
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Masada (Modern Hebrew מצדה metzadá `fortress`) is an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau (akin to a mesa) on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. Herod the Great built palaces for himself on the mountain and fortified Masada between 37 and 31 BCE. ..
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