Siege of Masada

It's known as the Alamo of the ancient world, the story of a band of Jewish rebels and their final stand against the Roman Army. The siege of Masada, recorded nearly 2,000 years ago by Jewish military leader Flavius Josephus, is more than a tale of resistance against impossible odds. It's part of the founding narrative of Israel. But how much of it is true? We take a look at the events that inspired the CBS television miniseries "The Dovekeepers" and go to the site of the mountain fortress itself, uncovering new truths about this epic conflict.

On TV

    • Tuesday
    • 3:00pm
    Apr 11
    • Wednesday
    • 4:00am
    Apr 12
    • Sunday
    • 7:00pm
    Apr 16