Yodefat Explorations

Images. The site of Yodefat, located in the Western Lower Galilee, is a few miles north of ancient Sepphoris. The site was identified as Yodefat of the Second Temple Period over a hundred years ago. According to Flavius (The Jewish Wars), the town was fortified in fear of the Romans invasion along with 18 other sites. Indeed, Yodefat, led by Josephus, was the first town to be attacked by the Romans. Vespecian and Titus, leading 60,000 legionaries, sieged the town for 47 days until its fall after a fierce battle. The Romans destroyed the town and killed most of its inhabitants. Israel

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