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Who knows two hundred fourteen?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:

  • Upvote all interesting answers.

  • Accept the best answer.

  • Go on to the next number.

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Megila 15b

ורמי בר אבא אמר כולן מאתים ושמונה הוו שנאמר ורוב בניו ורוב בגימטריא מאתן וארביסר הוו אמר רב נחמן בר יצחק ורב כתיב

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The Chashmonaim began to rule (and according to some sources, the miracle of Chanukah happened) 214 years after the building of the second Beis Hamikdash (3408-3622).

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