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SILVA, LUCIUS FLAVIUS:

Governor of Judea in 73; consul in 81. He accomplished the difficult task of taking the fortress of Masada from the Sicarii. See Procurators.

Bibliography:
  • Schürer, Gesch. 3d ed., i. 644;
  • Prosopographia Imperii Romani, ii. 75.
G. S. Kr.
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