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Bar Cochba


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Jewish leader of a rebellion in 132 ad against the Roman emperor Hadrian's intention to rebuild Jerusalem as a non-Jewish city. His claim to be the Messiah was accepted by some. A number of letters in his handwriting have been found in archaeological excavations near the Dead Sea in Israel.

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