Early Church History 1:
Here Comes the Son: Siege of Jerusalem, 70 A.D.
catapulta, (learn about catapults) carroballista, onager, ballista (learn about the ballista)
stone = ha eben; son = ha ben
"the Son is coming"
Florus at Sebaste (Gessius Florus)
Queen Bernice and King Agrippa II
Cestius Gallus & the tribune Neopolitanus
High Priest Ananias
Metilius: "The Agreement!" "The Oath!"
"Panic now overcame the rebels and many slipped out of the city, thinking it was on the verge of capture."
ambush at Bethoron
legion - cohort - century - Primus Pilum
Joseph, Son of Gorion
Nero to Titus Flavius Vespasianus: "These unpleasantries are due to poor generalship and not the valor of the enemy."
Antonius at Askelon
Ptolemais, Sepphoris, Nazareth
Flavius Josephus at Jotapata: "Vespasian found this news a godsent, for Josephus, the man reputed to be the wisest of his enemies, had thus imprisoned himself."
Tarichaeae (Magdala), Gamala, Gischala
Ananius, Eleazar, John of Gischala, Simon son of Gioras