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1 What caused the Maccabee Revolt and what happened in it? BY:TALYA

2 What Happened The Revolt started the year of 66. The Jews discovered that the Roman governor had stolen big amounts of silver. Rome sent a heavily armed and highly trained professional soldiers to fight over 100,000 Jews that were killed or were to be a slave. Site: Judaism.about.com\od\jewishhistory\a\greatrevolt.htm

3 Who were the Leaders Rabbi Yochanan Ben Zakkai was one of the leaders. He was smuggled out of Jerusalem. Most of the leaders were killed by zealots but some escaped. Judah Maccabee was the great warriors of history. Also another is Matityahu. Site: Judaism.about.com\od\jewishhistory\a\greatrevolt.htm

4 What caused it The Roman Emperor got power in year of 39c.e. He wanted to make himself god and put statues everywhere and the Jews refused but he still did it and that’s how the revolution started. Sites: Judaism.about.com\od\jewishhistory\a\greatrevolt.htm

5 How was it resolved The Jews demanded independence. They got independence in the year 14 ce. At the end of the war, Simon was the only five sons of Mattathias that lived. The kingdom regained boundaries not far from Solomon’s realm. Sites:

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