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4th Century
The 'Shofar', usually made from the horn of a ram, which had been boiled and bent into shape, was used by the Jews on various occasions public worship. It was also used similarly as toady's bugle, in times of warfare. An example of this was when the Israelites, under the direction of Joshua, were to march around the city of Jerichs. On the seventh day, after marching around the city seven times, the priest were to blow the ram's horns and the people were to give a mighty shout. When they did, the walls of the city fell down flat and the Israelites proceeded to capture the city. (See Joshua 6:1-5)

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