from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Variant of gamo-.


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  • Babatha returns the audience to Judea, sixty-two years after the Romans destroyed the Second Temple and the outbreak of the Bar Kochba rebellion against the Romans (132 – 135 ce).

    Hebrew Drama: Representation of Women.

  • The world cannot get used to Jews at long last defending themselves, instead of obligingly allowing themselves to be slaughtered, which has been the norm since the time of the Bar Kochba revolt.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Akiba tortured to death at the age of 95; Bar Kochba went down heroically, taking legions of Romans with him.

    An Interview with Harold Bloom

  • And the biggest single holocaust of Jews took place after Rabbi Akiba proclaimed Simon bar Kosba, Simon bar Kochba or son of the star and said he was the Messiah, ben Joseph, that is to say, not the

    An Interview with Harold Bloom

  • Palestine itself did exist; it is the name granted to Israel by the Roman Empire after it quelled the Bar Kochba revolt in 135 CE; it was originally an insult to ancient jews living there as Palestine was from the greek/latin for of the term philistine to describe a mortal enemy of the jews; one who was constantly invading Israel in its early history, before its eventual eradication as a people.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • As such he joins a cast of Zealot types from Judas the Galilean to Bar Kochba, a final “messiah” the Romans crushed in A.D.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • It was led by Simon bar Kosiba, known subsequently in history as Bar Kochba, who had been accepted by many Jews as the Davidic Messiah.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Simon Bar-Kochba (or Kokba) was the leader of the Hebrew revolt against the Romans, 132-135 A.D.

    Elie Wiesel - Nobel Lecture

  • Kochba, who was to be the leader of the revolt, as the promised

    The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915

  • And BTW, did you know that the term Palestinian was a term that the Romans labeled the Jews after the Bar Kochba rebellion?

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