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Masada

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Second edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780198706779
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191778483
Masada

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(see Map 4, Ed) is a small isolated plateau 457 m. (1,500 ft.) high, on the western shore of the Dead Sea, and accessible from there only by the tortuous ‘snake path’. KIng ...

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Subjects: Classical History

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