While a variety of sources testify to the expulsion of foreign priests from Rome under Tiberius, Josephus is the only ancient author to explain the Emperor
Despite this relative wealth of sources, their combined evidence does not allow of a clear explanation as to why exactly Tiberius expelled the Jews from Rome in AD 19. Although they preserve broadly similar accounts of the circumstances surrounding this expulsion, they differ among themselves in several points of detail and interpretation.
The major divide between the advocates and opponents of the war can be drawn along the line of class and religious belief. In general, it was the lower-class, faced with severe economic and religious oppression by
This document explores some of Ancient Rome
The other conflict that exhausted the Jewish ability to wage a successful revolution against the Romans was their internal conflicts. Much of the resentment that flourished in this period of violence had its origin in the Greek rule of the Jews under the Greco- Macedonian dynasty of Antiochus of Syria.