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The Siege of Jerusalem (70 AD)

The siege of Jerusalem in the year 70 CE was the decisive event of the First Jewish-Roman War, in which the Roman army captured the city of Jerusalem and destroyed both the city and its Temple. The Roman army was led by the future Emperor Titus.

Attribution: Goran tek-en
Destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem by Francesco Hayez depicts the destruction of the Second Temple by Roman soldiers. Oil on canvas, 1867. Public Domain
MichaelTyler – Model of Jerusalem in the Late Second Temple Period
In this part of Titus’ triumphal procession (from the ֿArch of Titus in Rome), the treasures of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem are being displayed to the Roman people. Hence the .Menorah A. Hunter Wright – Obra do próprio

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