September 8, 70 CE – Titus Leads the Roman Sack of Jerusalem

September 8, 70 CE – Titus Leads the Roman Sack of JerusalemRate this post *Image Credit: Wikipedia Emperor Titus, with four legions surrounding the city of Jerusalem, finally made a breakthrough in his siege on September 8, 70 — and the Holy City would never be the same. As thousands of Roman soldiers poured in to massacre the Jewish defenders, six months’ worth of frustration came to a head. Moving from place to place, the Romans destroyed everything within reach, including the Second Temple. Jerusalem would never completely be in Jewish hands ever again. The previous March, Titus brought his armies to the edges of Jerusalem intent to retake the […]