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What year, in the equivalent gregorian, and Hebrew, was the second temple destroyed?

Edit: I did some googling before posting and it seems that there's a discrepancy between chazal and the secular historians.

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Jerusalem_(70) This question doesn't show much research effort... –  Double AA Aug 5 at 0:37

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There are actually three different years found in Jewish sources for the destruction of the second Holy Temple in Jerusalem:

3828 / 68 CE

3829 / 69 CE

3830 / 70 CE

This discrepancy is based on a number of factors. For more on that see: http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/2641925/jewish/Which-Year-Was-the-Second-Temple-Destroyed-69-CE-or-70-CE.htm

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So I guess we can now figure out which opinion was right –  Double AA Aug 5 at 17:24

The second temple was destroyed in the year 70 C.E.

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Sources would greatly improve this answer. –  YEZ Aug 6 at 2:28

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