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Caesarea

an ancient port in NW Israel, capital of Roman Palestine: founded by Herod the Great

Caesarea

 

an ancient port city in Israel, south of Haifa, founded between 20 and 10 B.C. on the site of the Hellenistic city known as Strata’s, or Straton’s Tower. There are remains of Roman-Byzantine city walls, a hippodrome, a theater, an amphitheater, public buildings (second and third centuries A.D., court with mosaic pavement), two aqueducts, and a Byzantine basilica with mosaic floors. There are ruins of a Crusaders’ castle near the port.

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Caesaria already draws about 1 million tourists each year who can walk among the ruins of aqueducts and the region's oldest surviving Roman theatre.
In the tropical semi-deciduous forest, three vegetation strata are recognized: 1) the arboreal stratum (>20m height) represented by Brosimum alicastrum, Ehretia tinifolia, Enterolobium cyclocarpum and Ficus cotinifolia; 2) the medium stratum (6-15m) represented by Caesaria corymbosa, Coccoloba barbadensis, and Nectandra salicifolia; and 3) the shrubby stratum, represented by Crossopetalum uragoga, Hippocratea celastroides and Jaquinia macrocarpa spp.
Moriah, the Israelites' holiest site with its power to evoke memory of a dominant Israel, or the image in Act 3 of Caesaria under siege, or in the final Act 4 the besieged Betar with its dramatic destruction, the suicide of Bar Kokhba, and the final massacre all too reminiscent of the latest pogrom in southern Russia.
Both, Strabo, the Greek scholar of the 1st century, and Eusebius, the Roman church historian and bishop of Caesaria in the 4th century, also held the view that "Moses was an Egyptian priest" who rebelled.
Tenant Caesaria Cerda has been complaining to state, county and local regulators since moving into her apartment in 1993.
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in the areas around Tiberias and Caesaria, is the briefer and somewhat older contemporary of the better-known Babylonian Talmud.
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Jerome, a Hebrew scholar who lived in Caesaria and Bethlehem about 400 C.
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Competitions in swimming, chess, golf, tennis, cricket, softball, rugby and other sports are scheduled in a range of facilities in Caesaria, Jerusalem, Haifa, Ashdod, Petah Tikvah, Herzliyah and other sites.