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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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He rebuilt Samaria/Sebaste in Augustus's name, as well as his most ambitious project, Caesarea Maritima, where the harbor was also named Sebastos after Augustus.
The pilgrimage will take the Binays to various biblical sites in Israel, including Jerusalem, Caesarea Maritima, Mount Carmel, Tiberias, Nazareth, Cana, Caesarea Philippi, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Mount Tabor, Tabgha, Sea of Galilee, Jordan River, Jericho, Dead Sea, Bethlehem, Ein Karem, and Emmaus.
Besides a few surviving bronze coins minted during his governorship and the 1961 discovery of a limestone found in Caesarea Maritima inscribed with Pilate's name and title, the principal sources postdate his lifetime.
(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. (24) A group of veterans of legio VI Ferrata was dispatched to Tyre.
Studies in the archaeology and history of Caesarea Maritima; caput judaeae, metropolis Palaestinae.
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.
From recent excavations it is now known that at Caesarea Maritima a very small circus facility was part of the Herodian palace complex of the 1st century B.C.
The eighteen papers follow an introduction: six on urban centers (Rome, Autun, Alexandria, Beirut, Caesarea Maritima, and Petra); seven on town and country (Gaul, Spain, middle Danube, Rhine, lower Danube, Arabia, and Cyprus); and five on Christianization (Augustine, Africa, Anatolia, Spain, and Syria).
Also, in the process of presenting his case, Eck does not shy from refuting some of the widely held assumptions of the last generation, promulgated by major scholars like Fergus Millar and Benjamin Isaac, who held that the nature of Caesarea Maritima's colonial status was merely honorary (pp.
The Joint Expedition to Caesarea Maritima excavation reports / American Schools of Oriental Research; v.9