Sunday, August 04, 2013

The destruction of the Second Temple

The destruction of the Second Temple August 4, 70 CE. The Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans Under the Command of Titus. The siege ended with the sacking of the city and the destruction of the Second Temple. The destruction of both the first and second temples are still mourned annually as the Jewish fast Tisha B'Av. The Arch of Titus, celebrating the Roman sack of Jerusalem and the Temple, still stands in Rome.

Destruction of Jerusalem Date: 1850 by David Roberts (1796–1864) Oil on canvas.

This Image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1923 are copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923, in this case 1902, are now in the public domain.

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris, in this case David Roberts (1796–1864) and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year.

Image edited by sookietex

The destruction of the Second Temple

Unedited image

The destruction of the Second Temple

No comments:

Post a Comment