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A city in Galilee that, according to Josephus, Vespasian conquered during the First Jewish Revolt (Jewish War 3.7.1).
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GABARA; GABATHON According to Josephus (Life 123) the third largest city in Galilee, after Tiberias and Sepphoris. During the First Jewish Revolt (ad 66–70) it backed the side of the Zealot, John of Gischala, since Simon, the leader of the city, was a friend of his (Josephus, Life 123–5; 203). But under