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The Zealots were a political movement in first-century Second Temple Judaism. Their purpose was to incite the people of Judaea to rebel against the Roman Empire. Their goal was to expel Rome from the Holy Land by force of arms, most notably during the First Jewish–Roman War (66-70). They could be viewed as first-century terrorist.


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