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Roman siege ramp at Masada

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 01, 2019 05:33 AM History
The Roman siege ramp dates to the Roman siege of Masada in A.D. 72.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Lucius Flavius Silva, Roman governor of Iudaea, led Roman legion X Fretensis in laying siege to the fortress of Masada.

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Jeffrey Becker, 'Roman siege ramp at Masada: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 03 July 2020]

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