Sentence Examples


  • The worship of Baal of Tyre roused a small circle of zealots, and again the Phoenician marriage was the cause of the evil.
  • Judas and his zealots were thus able to maintain their prominence and gradually to increase their power.
  • The result of this alliance between a revolutionary and a Pharisee was the formation of the party of Zealots, whose influence - according to Josephus - brought about the great revolt and so led to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70.
  • So far as this influence extended, the Jewish community was threatened with the danger of suicide, and the distinction drawn by Josephus between the Pharisees and the Zealots is a valid one.
  • It seems that the Zealots made more headwa y in Galilee than in Judaea - so much so that the terms Galilean and Zealot are practically interchangeable.

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