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Archeological sites of Israel (Nazareth). An entrance into an excavated cave used by Bar Kokhba's rebels. Bar Kokhba revolt was part of the Jewish-Roman wars

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BAR KOKHBA REVOLT for FREEDOM of ISRAEL 131AD Ancient Jewish Rebel Coin i44138

BAR KOKHBA REVOLT for FREEDOM of ISRAEL 131AD Ancient Jewish Rebel Coin i44138 https://trustedmedievalcoins.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/bar-kokhba-revolt-for-freedom-of-israel-131ad-ancient-jewish-rebel-coin-i44138/

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The Bar Kokhba revolt (Hebrew: מרד בר כוכבא‎ or mered Bar Kokhba), was a rebellion of the Jews of Judea Province, led by Simon bar Kokhba, against the Roman Empire. The revolt erupted as a result of religious and political tensions in Judea province. Simon bar Kokhba, the commander, was regarded by many Jews as the Messiah, a heroic figure who would restore Israel.[5] Initial rebel victories established an independent state of Israel over parts of Judea for over two years.

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BAR KOKHBA REVOLT for FREEDOM of ISRAEL 131AD Ancient Jewish Rebel Coin i44138

BAR KOKHBA REVOLT for FREEDOM of ISRAEL Ancient Jewish Rebel Coin in Coins & Paper Money, Coins: Ancient, Other Ancient Coins | eBay

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The Jewish sage Rabbi Akiva (alternatively Akiba) indulged the possibility that Simon Bar Kosiba (Bar Kokhba) could be the Jewish messiah, and gave him the surname "Bar Kokhba" meaning "Son of a Star" in the Aramaic language, from the Star Prophecy verse from Numbers 24:17: "There shall come a star out of Jacob".Simon Bar Kokhba took the title Nasi Israel and ruled over a ministate that was virtually independent for two and a half years. The era of the redemption of Israel was announced…

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