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Bar Cochba

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — World History.

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...

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Bar Cochba

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — World History.

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...

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Bar Cochba

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 59 words.

Jewish leader of a rebellion in 132 ad against the Roman emperor Hadrian's intention to rebuild Jerusalem as a non-Jewish

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Bar Cochba

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 60 words.

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...

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Bar Cochba

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 67 words.

The byname of Simeon, leader of the second Jewish revolt against the Romans, who is reputed to have claimed to

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Bar Cochba

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 23 words.

The leader of a Jewish rebellion in Palestine in ad 132. He claimed to be, and was accepted as,

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Bar Cochba

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 23 words.

The leader of a Jewish rebellion in Palestine in ad 132. He claimed to be, and was accepted as,

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Bar Cochba

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 285 words.

(Aram. בּר טּוטבא, i.e. ‘son of a star’; cf. Num. 24: 17). The leader of a Jewish rebellion in Palestine in ...

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Jewish Revolt

Overview page. Subjects: Military History — World History.

A serious nationalist uprising led by the Zealots against Roman rule (66–70ad). In response Vespasian invaded Palestine with 60,000 troops and by 68 the rebels were confined to the...

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