The Common Era – Late Antiquity

The Lod Mosaic.

Once again, the Jewish people preserved their sense of ethnic and religious identity throughout a period wrought with chaos and exile. The Jewish people would not again achieve any significant degree of self-rule in the region until the modern era.

70 Destruction of Jerusalem and Second Temple.

           A depiction of the destruction of the Second Temple.

132-135 Bar Kokhba uprising against Rome.

A depiction of the destruction of the Second Temple.

313-636 Byzantine rule

The extent of Byzantine rule.

613 The Jewish revolt against Heraclius, considered the last serious Jewish attempt to gain autonomy in Palaestina Prima prior to modern times.

 

 

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