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The Jewish War Setting & Symbolism

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Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the city in A.D. 70 that is graphically illustrated on page 488 in the text. Jerusalem is also called the City and is located in the province of Judea. The City is isolated by the deep valleys of Gehenna and Kidron that protect it on three sides. Walls were built along the curve of the ravines to enclose the area by the Hasmonaeans. Within the City were areas referred to as the Upper City and the Lower City as well as Herod's Palace and the Temple and its Sanctuary.

Rome

Rome was the name of the capital city and center of the Roman Empire in Italy.

Antonia

Antonia was the name of an area north of the Temple enclosure that changed the Temple shape from a rectangle by protruding from its straight border. This shape was significant because a prophecy claimed when the Temple became square...

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