Simon Bar Giora

defeated a Roman legion in Geva leading a band of peasants, eventually led one of the conflicting factions during the Jerusalem siege. (Good candidate for Simon Peter) Led forces at battle of Beth Horon 66 CE. After Titus took Jerusalem, Simon escaped into the tunnels under the Temple Mount, but ran out of food. He emerged dressed as a Judean King on the Temple Mount, where he was arrested, paraded through the streets of Rome before being flung off a high place to his death.