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The Jewish-Roman wars is the name given to a number of revolts of Jews in the province of Judea in the Roman Empire. These were directed against the Roman rule.

  • First Jewish-Roman War (66–73) – also called the First Jewish Revolt or the Great Jewish Revolt.
  • Kitos War (115–117) – sometimes called the Second Jewish-Roman War.
  • Bar Kokhba revolt (132–135), also called the Second Jewish-Roman War (when Kitos War is not counted), or the Third (when the Kitos War is counted).

Further revolts by the Jews in Iudaea Province:

  • War against Gallus (351), the Jewish revolt originating in Sepphoris.
  • Revolt against Heraclius (613), the Jewish revolt originating in Tiberias.
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