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Usha, synod of

Usha, synod of. 2nd-cent. CE convention of Jewish sages. After the persecutions at the close of the Bar Kokhba revolt, a synod met at Usha to reactivate the Sanhedrin.

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Aelia Capitolina

Aelia Capitolina. The post-135 CE Roman name for Jerusalem when, after the Bar Kokhba revolt, the Emperor Hadrian tried to deprive the city of its Jewish character.

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Aelia Capitolina

Aelia Capitolina the new city which the Emperor Hadrian built c.130 ad on the site of Jerusalem (destroyed by Titus in 70 ad).

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