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The Jewish War - Study Guide Section 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 13 through 16, describe Vespasian's onslaught of Galilee and the development of factions and atrocities in Jerusalem till he was made Emperor. Chapter 13 Vespasian's Conquering Advance notes Vespasian's continued advance through Galilee. The capture and presumed death of Josephus at Jotapata caused sadness in Jerusalem. When Josephus was reported safe and treated well by the Romans, sadness turned to anger at his apparent defection. Vespasian rewarded Agrippa's hospitality by quelling insurrection in Tiberias and Tarichaeae nearby the Sea of Galilee for him. He sent Titus to get troops from Caesarea to meet in Scythopolis near Tiberias. Vespasian sent Valerianus, who was a decurion, which means he led a ten man auxiliary cavalry, on a peace mission to Tiberias where the townsfolk welcomed him despite rebel hostility. Vespasian was welcomed by the residents whom he protected from soldiers' plundering and violence. He marched to Tarichaeae and camped...

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