He also built the great fortress of Antonia, N.W.
of the Temple and probably formed the basis of the citadel built by Simon Maccabaeus, which again was succeeded by the fortress of Antonia, constructed by Herod the Great, and one of the most important positions at the time of the siege by Titus.
Some writers place it north of the Temple on the site afterwards occupied by the fortress of Antonia, but such a position is not in accord with the descriptions either in Josephus or in the books of the Maccabees, which are quite consistent with each other.
He explains clearly how Titus, beginning his attack from the north, captured the third or outer wall, then the second wall,'` and finally the fortress of Antonia, the Temple, and the upper city.
When their forces met at Jericho, Hyrcanus, finding that the bulk of his following deserted to Aristobulus, fled with those who remained to the tower Antonia and seized Aristobulus's wife and children as hostages for his own safety.
At the passover of 36 Vitellius came to Jerusalem and pacified the Jews by two concessions: he remitted the taxes on fruit sold in the city, and he restored to their custody the high priest's vestments, which Herod Archelaus and the Romans had kept in the tower Antonia.
The poet Marc Antonia Flaminio, for instance, congratulates himself in pretty Latin verses on her singing his poems.
The elector commuted his claims in right of his mother, the Bavarian princess Maria Antonia, for six million florins, which he spent chiefly in redeeming Saxon territory that had been pawned to other German states.
7) calls him Claudius Felix - or more probably of the empress Antonia.
(Giulio de' Medici), pope from 1523 to 1534, was the son of Giuliano de' Medici, assassinated in the conspiracy of the Pazzi at Florence, and of a certain Fioretta, daughter of Antonia.
ANTONIUS, the name of a large number of prominent citizens of ancient Rome, of the gens Antonia.
Antony had been married in succession to Fadia, Antonia, Fulvia and Octavia, and left behind him a number of children.
The invention of continued fractions is ascribed generally to Pietro Antonia Cataldi, an Italian mathematician who died in 1626.
ARTHUR CAYLEY (1821-1895), English mathematician, was born at Richmond, in Surrey, on the 16th of August 1821, the second son of Henry Cayley, a Russian merchant, and Maria Antonia Doughty.
His mother was the younger Antonia, daughter of Marcus Antonius and niece of Augustus, and he married Agrippina, the granddaughter of the same emperor.
His son was married to Antonia, daughter of Antony, and became the grandfather of the emperor Nero.
An account of the troubled years of the 19th century has been written by Don Antonia Pirala, Historia contempordnea (1871-1879).
Antonia Wild had the best weight of the day with 4lb 14oz, which included a personal best bream of 4lb 2oz.
Antonia Swinson is planning an illustrated lecture on her findings.
Indeed, todayÃ¢s Daily Telegraph contains as equally an enthusiastic paean to the book by Lady Antonia Fraser.
Antonia, Claudia ). Male Roman citizens had a praenomen in front of their gentilicium.
With her empty hand she drew Antonia close, raising the liquid into the air and then smothering her visitor's face.
Unfortunately, Antonia's studies came to an end with her father's tragic suicide.
With her empty hand she drew Antonia close, raising the liquid into the air and then smothering her visitor 's face.
Unfortunately, Antonia 's studies came to an end with her father 's tragic suicide.
Their wedding party consisted of Nicole's sister Antonia Kidman as maid of honor, and Nicole Kidman's daughter, Isabella, as a bridesmaid.
The flower girl was Antonia Kidman's daughter, Lucia.
After seeing the amazing visual power of this T shirt, you may be interested in the shirt's creator, Antonia Neshev.
Her website, Antonia Fine Art.com, is a wonderful site to explore because you get to see some of her other works of art.
Manuel forces her to remain with him although Antonia who also lives in the country house is desperately in love with Maneul.
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