At BiblePlaces.com, see the related sites of the Dead
Sea, En Gedi, Qumran,
Qumran Caves, Jericho,
and the Judean Wilderness.
(Walking in Their Sandals) Gives easy-to-read information on the
location, biblical significance, etc. Features links to photographs and
on-line Scripture references.
Travel Study Program) Features several good pictures with excellent identifying
captions, accompanied by text briefly highlighting the history of the mountain
Masada: Desert Fortress
Overlooking the Dead Sea (Israel MFA) Gives a detailed history
of the site and descriptions of many of the important archaeological features
of the huge fortress. Copy of this page at Jewish
Symbol of Jewish Freedom
(Israel MFA) Gives greater insight into the meaning behind the last
stand at Masada for the Jewish people today.
Masada (The Israeli
Mosaic) Contains informative sections on the geographic description,
history, archaeology, and getting there. Links throughout allow for
His Own) A
brief, encyclopedia-type article with multiple links to related words and
topics for further study.
of the Orient) This brief articles offers a re-telling of the
legendary story along with a timeline of historical events.
Donald D. Binder) Focuses on the synagogue on top of Masada.
Highlights archaeological findings and other interesting facts, including
several detailed photos with excellent descriptions.
Features a beautiful aerial photograph of the site, accompanied by an equally
descriptive text emphasizing the site's symbolic significance to the Jewish
Masada (Camp S'dei
Chemed International) Briefly describes the history and
archaeological finds associated with the site.
(Department for Jewish Zionist Education) Approaches
the region from a distinctly Jewish perspective, clearly communicating the
zionist spirit for which Masada remains a symbol.
Josephus, War of the Jews: Book VII (Sage
Software) Read the story of Masada in the words of Josephus.
Chapters 8-10 deal specifically with Masada.