Masada

Masada

Masada

There is hardly a visitor to Israel who doesn’t tour the mountain-top fortress at Masada. This site in the Judean Desert near the shores of the Dead Sea is spectacular.

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Josephus Flavius

(37 CE – c. 100 CE) I’m the historian who’s provided the world with an account of what exactly happened during the Great Jewish Revolt against Rome in the first century. But I’m also an observant Jew and loyal to my people.

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Herod the Great

(73 – 4 BCE) The Roman Empire is the greatest the world has ever known. And the culture of Rome is the highest standard of civilized men. In ruling the province of Judaea, I owe my absolute loyalty to Rome. My grand building projects, such as the city of Caesarea for which I’m so proud, […]

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