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Does anyone know any books or articles I can read to learn more about Bar Kohkba?

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  • @Joe Bernstein Consult Jewish Encyclopedia online. Also Encyclopaedia Brittanica , which mentions the recent discovery of letters he wrote to his lieutenants. – Clifford Durousseau Apr 9 '19 at 18:02
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A classic book on Bar Kochba is from famous Israeli archeologist Yigael Yadin:

Bar-Kokhba; the rediscovery of the legendary hero of the last Jewish revolt against Imperial Rome

but I also know of The Bar Kokhba War AD 132–135.

Note Wiki's entry on Bar Kochba and his revolt mention other relevant works.

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Talmud Yerushalmi , Taanit 4:5 (24a) and Midrash Rabba (Lamentations Rabba 2:5).

A link that I found https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Geiger/publication/310512261_The_Bar-Kokhba_revolt_The_Greek_point_of_view/links/5c0fc0fba6fdcc494fec0241/The-Bar-Kokhba-revolt-The-Greek-point-of-view.pdf?origin=publication_detail.

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