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4.7.3.
The Jewish Revolt was unsuccessful in the end, in that it did not achieve the longed-for independence. In the Old Testament accounts

Capernaum, Church of the Multiplication, mosaic
Capernaum, Church of the Multiplication, mosaic

of the rebellion. However, we can perceive its significance for Judaism’s search for its identity.

In the brief period of the rebellion, Judaism was able to develop autonomously while not under foreign rule, and to evolve criteria for its own religious culture that still define Jewish life even today.

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