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S. Cerea'lis

a Roman general, commanded the fifth legion in the Jewish war, under Titus. (A. D. 70.) He slew a number of Samaritans on mount Gerizim; overran Idumaea, and took Hebron; made an unsuccessful night attack on the temple, and was present at the council of war held by Titus immediately before the taking of Jerusalem. (Joseph. B.J. 3.7.32, 4.9. § 9, 6.2. §§ 5,6; 100.4.3.)


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