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66 CE: Cestius, Roman governor of Syria, decides to enter the conflict with the Jews. He sends a detachment to Joppa (Jaffa), where his soldiers burn the city, killing 8,400.

66 CE: Cestius, Roman governor of Syria, decides to enter the conflict with the Jews. He sends a detachment to Joppa (Jaffa), where his soldiers burn the city, killing 8,400.

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1492
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Josephus, Flavius, Author
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