Jewish Sovereignty And Roman Conquest
(c. 164 B.C. – A.D. 70)
03.05.00.A. SEA-GOING SHIPS OF HASMONEAN DAYS by Jacob S. Golub. 1929. The Jewish kings of the Inter-Testamental Period had sea-going vessels that were used for both military and freight transport. They never dominated the eastern Mediterranean Sea and were soon surpassed by the rise of the Roman Empire.