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Caesarea Palestinae

(sĕsərē`ə pălĭstī`nē, sĕzə–, sēzə–), city, NW ancient Palestine, c.20 mi (32 km) S of Mt. Carmel. It was taken (104 B.C.) by Alexander Jannaeus, leader of the Maccabees, and was made (30 B.C.) the capital of Herod the Great. The Jewish citizens were massacred by the Romans in A.D. 66.
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The sites include Jerusalem, Khirbet Qumran, Caesarea Maritima, Megiddo and Bet She'an.
20) Exsoldiers from legio III Gallica made up the first settler groups in Tyre (21) and Sidon (22) and joined the colonial communities in Acco-Ptolemais (23) and Caesarea Maritima.
As to the cities Acco-Ptolemais and Caesarea Maritima, which had obtained their colonial status before the mid-2nd century AD, the founder-type coin they issued in the period in question should be seen as evidence for some new veteran groups being settled there.
locates the first Evangelist as a Jewish Christian writing circa 80-95, possibly in Caesarea Maritima, with major local church backing, a library of biblical resources, and an optimistic view that his teaching would prevail over that of Paul, as well as over (a positivistically reconstructed) Jamnian Judaism.
He lived for most of the year with his wife Claudia in the coastal resort of Caesarea Maritima.
Charlesworth, in his conclusion, summarizes some findings of archaeology: (1) a vineyard, winepress, walls, Mary's well, and towers have been found in or near Nazareth; (2) the locations of Cana and Bethsaida may have finally been discovered; (3) findings at Sepphoris shed light on culture and rabbis; (3) many synagogues have been located; (4) Caesarea Maritima and Sebaste in Samaria are being excavated; (5) light is being shed on Jerusalem, the temple, Pilate, Caiaphas, Simon of Cyrene, and the practice of crucifixion.
The Joint Expeditions to Caesarea Maritima Excavation Reports, vol.
Caesarea Maritima has been a subject of intense interest to modern historians since the 1940s when systematic archaeological excavations began in the area.
The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima excavation reports / American Schools of Oriental Research; v.
Between 1971 and 1995, the Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima conducted an excavation of the remains of the port and city of Caesarea built by Herod the Great some 2000 years ago (located in modern-day Israel).
He concentrates especially on the establishment and transformation of cities like Caesarea Maritima, Leptis Magna, Iol Caesarea, and Lugdunum (Lyons).
The section on the River Jordan includes the Sea of Galilee and Qumran; that on the hill country displays Mount Tabor, Jerusalem, and others; a final section looks at such areas of the coastal plain as Gaza and the Philistines and Caesarea Maritima.