Yigael Yadin, “The Excavation of Masada, 1963–1964 Preliminary Report,” Israel Exploration Journal (1965), p. 1.


Masada—Herod’s Fortress and the Zealots’ Last Stand (New York: Random House, 1966).


In addition, Agrippa II struck a series of coins in 74/75 C.E. in honor of the Roman victory at Masada. “Is it likely,” authors Dan Barag and Malka Hershkovitz ask, “that Agrippa II waited for 15 months or even longer to issue coins related to the end of the war?” (see Volume IV, p. 3, n. 1).


Also unfortunate is the double overprinting (of two different texts) that makes pages 336, 337, 340, 341, 344, 345 and 349 of my copy completely unreadable.