In this video, we sat down with Professor Jodi Magness and discussed all things Masada. Prof. Magness helpfully details why Masada remains an important archaeological site for scholars of Second-Temple Judaism and Christian origins. Prof. Magness further elaborates on the modern implications of Masada and the state of Israel; the “mythic” elements of Josephus’ episode of mass suicide; and the types of individuals who may have occupied the mountain during the Roman siege.

A copy of Prof. Magness’ book can be picked up over at Princeton University Press (Click Here)

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