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  • Festus found Judaea infested with robbers and the sicarii, who mingled with the crowds at the feasts and stabbed their enemies with the daggers (sicae) from which their name was derived.
  • The Sicarii or Zealots who had appealed to the arm of flesh were exterminated.
  • When Jerusalem was taken, the Sicarii still continued to hold three strongholds: one - Masada - for three years.
  • To put down the Zealots he favoured an even more violent sect, the Sicarii ("Dagger-men"), by whose aid he contrived the murder of the high-priest Jonathan.
 
 

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