|3000 Years of Jerusalem History|
After their conquest of Jerusalem (which they renamed Aelia Capitolina), the
Romans erased all traces of the Jews who used to live there. Then they rebuilt
the city as a pagan city, full of statues of Roman emperors and gods.
becomes emperor in Byzantium
consulate in Jerusalem
During this 1700 year period, Jews never regained control over Jerusalem, but they were continuously present as a minority. In the midst of grand mosques for the Muslims and churches for the Christians, small synagogues existed for the city's Jews.
Sources of Jerusalem,
Chaim Feder and Laura Janner-Klausner, Education Matters Ltd., Jerusalem.
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~ Lisa Katz