MASSADA - LOCATED IN THE RUGGED EASTERN DESERT OF JUDEA NEAR THE DEAD SEA. KING HEROD FORTIFIED IT & BUILT ON IT HIS PALACE IN

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MASSADA - LOCATED IN THE RUGGED EASTERN DESERT OF JUDEA NEAR THE DEAD SEA. KING HEROD FORTIFIED IT & BUILT ON IT HIS PALACE IN
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321. MASSADA - LOCATED IN THE RUGGED EASTERN DESERT OF JUDEA, NEAR THE DEAD SEA. KING HEROD FORTIFIED IT AND BUILT ON IT HIS PALACE, IN 36 BC. AFTER THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM BY THE ROMANS, MASSADA WAS THE LAST STRONGHOLD OF THE JEWISH ZEALOTS. NOTE THE RAMP BUILT BY THE ROMANS BY WHICH THEY CONQUERED MASADA