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Judea

(jo͞odē`ə): see JudaeaJudaea
or Judea
[Lat. from Judah], region, Greco-Roman name for S Palestine. It varied in size in different periods. In the time of Jesus it was both part of the province of Syria and a kingdom ruled by the Herods.
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Judaea

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the S division of ancient Palestine, succeeding the kingdom of Judah: a Roman province during the time of Christ
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Matthew wrote primus in Iudaea according to Jerome; see Ramelli in RamelliDognini 2001, chs.
Althistoriker Sabine Panzram offers a fascinating sketch of the role played by Roman coins declaring Iudaea Capta and an ambitious building program in Rome (amphitheater, temple of peace) as tools of Flavian propaganda for publicizing their victory over Judea and shoring up their imperial power, analogous to the propaganda claims of the first imperator, Octavian.
Psalm 76: Notus in Iudea A; In Iudeae I; In Iudas Q, In Iuda D; In Iudaea N; In Iudea C; In Iudaea demum verus ille Deus quis sit intelligitur .