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date: 26 October 2020

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Shim‘on Bar Kokhba lead the rebellion of a part of the Jewish people, who organized an independent Jewish state for the short period from 132 to 136, during the reign of Hadrian. The rebellion which was finally crushed by the Roman army with heavy effects for the Jewish heartland in the province Judea.

Keywords: Roman history, Jewish history, Jewish revolt, Bar Kokhba, Bar Kokhba war, Hadrian

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