Bar Kokhba Revolt coinage were coins issued by the Judaean rebel state, headed by Simon Bar Kokhba, during the Bar Kokhba revolt against the Roman Empire of 132-135 CE. Killing more than half a million Jews and destroying almost a thousand villages, the Bar Kochba Revolt (132-35) was a major event in Jewish history and a blotch on the reputation of the good emperor Hadrian.The revolt was named for a man called Shimon, on coins, Bar Kosibah, on papyrus, Bar Kozibah, on rabbinic literature, and Bar Kokhba, in Christian writing. [17][18] In addition, some historians argue that Legio IX Hispana's disbandment in the mid-2nd century could have been a result of this war. Second Temple Modelby Dana Murray (CC BY-NC-SA). , “The Causes of the Bar-Kochba Revolt”, in Studies in Aggadah, Targum and Jewish Liturgy in Memory of Joseph Heinemann (Jerusalem, 1981) 11 ff. Edited by Peter Schäfer. The historical memory of the Bar Kochba Revolt has been much weaker than that of the Jewish revolt of 70 CE, perhaps because of the spectacular tragedy of the Temple’s destruction, perhaps because no detailed history of it still survives today. To Christians, the revolt was furt… Even the causes of the Bar Kochba revolt remain unclear. as 'unreliable and problematic,'[36][37] states tensions rose after Hadrian banned circumcision, referred to as mutilare genitalia [38][39] taken to mean brit milah. Hardly anyone in the company of the Emperor could have guessed that a few years later a revolt would break out in this very province — a revolt which would cast a shadow over Hadrian's later years. There are few sources about Bar-Kokhba. Byzantine control of the region was finally lost to Muslim Arab armies in 637 CE, when Umar ibn al-Khattab completed the conquest of Akko. For the first time, the Jews presented a united front against Roman forces & fought underneath a single charismatic leader, Simon Bar Kochba. Reverse: COL[ONIA] AEL[IA] CAPIT[OLINA] COND[ITA] ('The founding of Colonia Aelia Capitolina'). The rebels incorporated combined tactics to fight the Roman Army. [10] Although Rufus was in charge during the early phase of the uprising, he disappears from the record after 132 for unknown reasons. The governor of Judea, Tineius Rufus, performed the foundation ceremony, which involved ploughing over the designated city limits. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. His failure to do precisely this led to horrendous consequences for the Jews and his later excoriation as a false messiah. Instead of a procurator, they installed a praetor as a governor and stationed an entire legion, the X Fretensis. [8] One interpretation involves the visit in 130 CE of Hadrian to the ruins of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. The revolt is mostly still shrouded in mystery, and only one brief historical account of the rebellion survives. [...] nearly the whole of Judea was made desolate. (4:6.4). [72] Julian's fatal wound in the Persian campaign put an end to Jewish aspirations, and Julian's successors embraced Christianity through the entirety of Byzantine rule of Jerusalem, preventing any Jewish claims. In 133/4, Severus landed in Judea with a massive army, bringing three legions from Europe (including Legio X Gemina and possibly also Legio IX Hispana), cohorts of additional legions and between 30 and 50 auxiliary units. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. Tensions continued to build up in the wake of the Kitos War, the second large-scale Jewish insurrection in the Eastern Mediterranean during 115–117, the final stages of which saw fighting in Judea. Roman inscriptions in Tel Shalem, Betar fortress, Jerusalem and other locations also contribute to the current historical understanding of the Bar Kokhba War. The fact that Severus had to be dispatched from as far away as Britain indicates the seriousness of the Romans’ predicament. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/The_Bar-Kochba_Revolt/. Revolta lui Bar Kohba Parte din Bar Kohba (imaginar), altorelief, parte din complexul sculptural „Menora” în fața Knessetului din Ierusalim: Informații generale Perioadă 132 - 135/136: Loc provincia Iudeea: Rezultat Victorie decisivă romană. The theory for a major battle in Tel Shalem implies a significant extension of the area of the rebellion - while some historians confine the conflict to Judea proper, the location of Tel Shalem suggests that the war encompassed the northern Jordan Valley as well, some 50 km north of the war's minimal boundaries. He took the title of provincial governor and initiated a massive campaign to systematically subdue Judean rebel forces. [33][34][35], A disputed tradition, based on the single source of the Historia Augusta, regarded[by whom?] The rabbinic attitude toward the Bar Kokhba Revolt of 132 might be considered to be a bit ironic. Archaeological evidence for the revolt was found all over the site, from the outside buildings to the water system under the mountain. [84], Until 1951, Bar Kokhba Revolt coinage was the sole archaeological evidence for dating the revolt. Ancient History Encyclopedia. '"[63] Some argue that the exceptional number of preserved Roman veteran diplomas from the late 150s and 160 CE indicate an unprecedented conscription across the Roman Empire to replenish heavy losses within military legions and auxiliary units between 133 and 135, corresponding to the revolt. Another rabbi then drily replies, "Grass will be growing from your cheeks and the son of David will still not have come" (Midrash Rabba Eicha 2:2.4). In many ways, the Bar Kochba Revolt differed markedly from its predecessors. Username/Email * Password * It is possible that the rebels regained control of the city of Jerusalem, and they must have held large portions of ancient Judea. Dio writes: 50 of their most important outposts and 985 of their most famous villages were razed to the ground. [8] The proximate reasons seem to centre around the construction of a new city, Aelia Capitolina, over the ruins of Jerusalem and the erection of a temple to Jupiter on the Temple mount. The inscription is considered to greatly strengthen the claim that indeed the emperor visited Jerusalem that year, supporting the traditional claim that Hadrian's visit was among the main causes of the Bar Kokhba Revolt, and not the other way around. 'Bar Kochba' is clearly an epithet, as it means "son of a star" in Aramaic, which appears to have been a messianic appellation. See also Thomas Witulski, Apk 11 und der Bar Kokhba-Aufstand: Eine zeitgeschichtliche Interpretation (Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2012), which argues Rev 11's two witnesses are Bar Kokhba and his (high) priest Eliezer. [26], After the First Jewish–Roman War (66–73 CE), the Roman authorities took measures to suppress the rebellious province of Roman Judea. [40] Were the claim true it has been conjectured that Hadrian, as a Hellenist, would have viewed circumcision as an undesirable form of mutilation. Works on Aelia Capitolina, as Jerusalem was to be called, commenced in 131 CE. After losing many of their strongholds, Bar Kokhba and the remnants of his army withdrew to the fortress of Betar, which subsequently came under siege in the summer of 135. Kerstein, B. The last phase of the revolt is characterized by Bar Kokhba's loss of territorial control, with the exception of the surroundings of the Betar fortress, where he made his last stand against the Romans. [7] The proximate reasons seem to be the construction of a new city, Aelia Capitolina, over the ruins of Jerusalem and the erection of a temple to Jupiter on the Temple Mount. Bar-Kokhba united his army in Judea and led the Jews in battle. His independent kingdom lasted for three years before being crushed through great Roman effort. [10] Quintus Tineius Rufus, the provincial governor at the time of the erupting uprising, was attributed with the failure to subdue its early phase. Supposedly of the line of David, some hailed him as the Messiah, inferred from his name change, Kosba to Kokhba (“Son of the Star” from Numbers 24:17). The war shattered Judean society and led to far-reaching demographic and political changes, with the majority of the Jewish population of the province killed, enslaved, or exiled, and their national hopes definitively crushed. The Ancient History Encyclopedia logo is a registered EU trademark. Cave of Horror is the name given to Cave 8 in the Judaean Desert of Israel, where the remains of Jewish refugees from the Bar Kokhba revolt were found. Mismanagement of the province during the early 2nd century might well have led to the proximate causes of the revolt, largely bringing governors with clear anti-Jewish sentiments to run the province. [13][15] However, the Jewish population remained strong in other parts of Palestine, thriving in Galilee, Golan, Bet Shean Valley, and the eastern, southern, and western edges of Judea. However, there is only circumstantial evidence linking Hadrian with the name change and the precise date is not certain. The fortress was besieged by the Romans in late 134 and was taken by the end of the year or early in 135. [69] The Gallus revolt came during the rising influence of early Christians in the Eastern Roman Empire, under the Constantinian dynasty. Many Jews from the diaspora made their way to Judea to join Bar Kokhba's forces from the beginning of the rebellion, with the Talmud recorded tradition that hard tests were imposed on recruits due to the inflated number of volunteers. At first sympathetic towards the Jews, Hadrian promised to rebuild the Temple, but the Jews felt betrayed when they found out that he intended to build a temple dedicated to Jupiter upon the ruins of the Second Temple. The Jerusalem Talmud contains descriptions of the results of the rebellion, including the Roman executions of Judean leaders. In the aftermath of the defeat, the maintenance of Jewish settlement in Palestine became a major concern of the rabbinate. .jpost .com/ Israel-News/Rare-coin-from-ancient-Jewish-Bar-Kokhba-revolt-discovered-in-cave-553384 It was not until the reign of the Roman emperor Trajan (98-­117 C.E.) Everyone is aware of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but few realise that... Hadrian was Roman emperor from 117 to 138 CE and he is known as... Inscribed lead weight, 803.6 grams used to ensure fair dealing... Silver and bronze coins were struck by the Bar Kokhba administration... Khirbat el-yahud (ancient Beitar) near Batir. The Bar Kochba Revolt (132–136 CE) was the third and final war between the Jewish people and the Roman Empire. Several elements are believed to have contributed to the rebellion; changes in administrative law, the diffuse presence of Romans, alterations in agricultural practice with a shift from landowning to sharecropping, the impact of a possible period of economic decline, and an upsurge of nationalism, the latter influenced by similar revolts among the Jewish communities in Egypt, Cyrenaica and Mesopotamia during the reign of Trajan in the Kitos War. From open warfare to rebel defensive tactics, Later relations between the Jews and the Roman Empire, Jerusalem inscription dedicated to Hadrian (129/30 CE), David Goodblatt, 'The political and social history of the Jewish community in the Land of Israel,' in William David Davies, Louis Finkelstein, Steven T. Katz (eds. The outbreak and initial success of the rebellion took the Romans by surprise. Modern historians view the Bar Kokhba Revolt as having decisive historic importance. [65] Legio X Fretensis sustained heavy casualties during the revolt. [citation needed]. [92] Several more brief sources have been uncovered in the area over the past century, including references to the revolt from Nabatea and Roman Syria. Shortly after the eruption of the revolt, Bar Kokhba's rebels inflicted heavy casualties to Legio X Fretensis, based in Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem). Hadrian then dispatched his best generals, most notably Julius Severus. Simon Bar Kokhba took the title Nasi Israel and ruled over an entity that was virtually independent for two and a half years. Several archaeological surveys have been performed during the 20th and 21st centuries in ruins of Jewish villages across Judea and Samaria, as well in the Roman-dominated cities on the Israeli coastal plain. Bar Kokhba, original name Simeon Bar Kosba, Kosba also spelled Koseba, Kosiba, or Kochba, also called Bar Koziba, (died 135 ce), Jewish leader who led a bitter but unsuccessful revolt (132–135 ce) against Roman dominion in Judaea.. During his tour of the Eastern Empire in 131, the Roman emperor Hadrian decided upon a policy of Hellenization to integrate the Jews into the empire. A coin from the period refers to herut yerushalayim, or "the freedom of Jerusalem," but this may have been figurative. Written by Benjamin Kerstein, published on 30 August 2018 under the following license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. The cave systems were often interconnected and used not only as hideouts for the rebels but also for storage and refuge for their families. Hadrian went so far as to permanently change the name of Judea to Palestina, effectively erasing its Jewish past. [a] – per Cassius Dio[3] [16] Roman casualties were also considered heavy – XXII Deiotariana was disbanded after serious losses. Aharon Oppenheimer, ‘The Ban on Circumcision as a Cause of the Revolt: A Reconsideration,’ Aharon Oppenheimer, התגלית שהוכיחה: מרד בר כוכבא חל גם בשומרון. In its initial stages, the revolt was surprisingly successful and may have resulted in the destruction of an entire Roman legion. Eusebius of Caesarea wrote that Jewish Christians were killed and suffered "all kinds of persecutions" at the hands of rebel Jews when they refused to help Bar Kokhba against the Roman troops. Before long pitched battles were being fought in Egypt. (Dio, 69:14.1-2), Jerusalem was completely destroyed and the Jewish nation was massacred in large groups at a time, with the result that they were even expelled from the borders of Judaea. It is plausible that Legio IX Hispana was among the legions Severus brought with him from Europe, and that its demise occurred during Severus' campaign, as its disappearance during the second century is often attributed to this war. [95] It was identified as the right half of a complete inscription, the other part of which was discovered nearby in the late 19th century and is currently on display in the courtyard of Jerusalem's Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Museum. [29] "Ploughing up the Temple",[30][31][32] seen as a religious offence, turned many Jews against the Roman authorities. Shalev-Hurvitz, V. Oxford University Press 2015. p235, "Ancient Inscription Identifies Gargilius Antiques as Roman Ruler on Eve of Bar Kochva Revolt", A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, "Roman provincial coin of Hadrian [image]", "The Bar Kochba Revolt: A Disaster Celebrated by Zionists on Lag Ba'Omer", "Julian the Apostate and the Holy Temple", Evans, J.A.S. Bar Kochba Coinby Nick Thompson (CC BY-NC-SA). 2, "Greek Papyri", edited by Naphtali Lewis; "Aramaic and Nabatean Signatures and Subscriptions", edited by. [93], The Cave of Letters was surveyed in explorations conducted in 1960-61, when letters and fragments of papyri were found dating back to the period of the Bar Kokhba revolt. It seems clear, however, that the war was also very costly for the Romans. Messianic claimants were universally distrusted, and Jews were, for the most part, actively discouraged from following them. For the most part, however, he is reviled as a false messiah who brought disaster on his people. The failed Bar Kokhba revolt, which is marked today by Jews around the world with the holiday of Lag Ba’omer, itself celebrated with bonfires, was one of the most traumatic events in the history of the Jewish people, a history with no shortage of traumatic events. [61][62] The Greco-Roman population of the region also suffered severely during the early stage of the revolt, persecuted by Bar Kokhba's forces. Bourgel, Jonathan, ″The Jewish-Christians in the storm of the Bar Kokhba Revolt″, in: Bernard Lazare and Robert Wistrich, Antisemitism: Its History and Causes, University of Nebraska Press, 1995, I, pp.46-7. For the Jews, the revolt was the last in a series of historical disasters, and for the most part, they sought to escape its trauma through silence. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Aug 2018. To the Romans, the revolt was best forgotten but was sometimes cited as an example of a particularly bloody and brutal confrontation with an intractable enemy. According to Lamentations Rabbah, the head of Bar Kokhba was presented to Emperor Hadrian after the Siege of Betar. 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The Talmud, for instance, refers to Bar Kokhba as "Ben-Kusiba", a derogatory term used to indicate that he was a false Messiah. Then he surrounded Jerusalem and forced them out. [8] The best recognized source for the revolt is Cassius Dio, Roman History (book 69),[3][90] even though the writings of the Roman historian concerning the Bar Kokhba revolt survived only as fragments. He holds degrees in Jewish history from Ben-Gurion University and Tel Aviv University. Bar Kokhba revolt is similar to these military conflicts: Jewish–Roman wars, First Jewish–Roman War, Kitos War and more. [13] According to Cassius Dio, 580,000 Jews perished in the war and many more died of hunger and disease. How do you say Bar Kokhba? "The Bar-Kochba Revolt." While by no means comprehensive, these sources do provide several important details. Fought circa 132–136 CE,[5] it was the last of three major Jewish–Roman wars, so it is also known as The Third Jewish–Roman War or The Third Jewish Revolt. 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