Some of the Zealots escaped with John and Simon to the upper city and held it for another month.
Judas and his zealots were thus able to maintain their prominence and gradually to increase their power.
In accordance with ancient custom Jerusalem welcomed the fugitive Zealots.
My friends never had occasion to vindicate any one circumstance of my character and conduct; not but that the zealots, we may well suppose, would have been glad to invent and propagate any story to my disadvantage, but they could never find any which they thought would wear the face of probability.
His organization of local government and his efforts to maintain law and order brought him into collision with the Zealots and especially with John of Giscala, one of their leaders.