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August 4, 2011 / jmeuropeana

destruction of the Second Temple of Jerusalem

On the 4th of August –

In 70 C.E. the Second Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed after a siege by the Romans, led by Titus, the future emperor.
The Destruction and Sack of the Temple of Jerusalem
Destruction de Jerusalem & du temple
Ioodsen tempel te Ierusalem van de Romeijnen verwoest
Virtual Tour of the Model of Jerusalem in the Late Second Temple Period
The Plan Of The Temple, In Richard of St.-Victor on Ezekiel
Elevation Of The Temple, in Richard of St.-Victor on Ezekiel

After subduing the Judean uprising, emperor Vespasianus issued a series of commemorative coins, labeled Judea Capta:
“Judea Capta“ Aureus (gold coin)

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