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Jewish leadership under the Romans

The Romans took control of Palestine around 63 B.C. That is when the Roman

general Pompey captured Jerusalem, making Hyrcanus II the high priest and ruler of… 256 more words

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Roman Period

Pax Romana

Under the emperor Augustus, the Roman empire entered into a period of peace known as Pax Romana. This was the first time that the mediterranean region had known such a peace and political stability. 263 more words

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A Roman house and baths hidden under the streets of London

Lower Thames Street isn’t exactly a promising-looking place when it comes to searching for relics of Roman-era London.  The wide, busy road cuts through the City, and the buildings that line it are mostly modern, concrete and uninspiring.  1,313 more words