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Judaea

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Judea

(both: jo͞odē`ə) [Lat. from JudahJudah,
in the Bible, the southern of the two kingdoms remaining after the division of the kingdom of the Jews that occurred under Rehoboam. The northern kingdom, Israel, was continually at war with Judah.
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], 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. It was the southernmost of the Roman divisions of Palestine, the others being Galilee, Samaria, and Peraea. Idumaea was S of Judaea. A strip of Samaria lay between Judaea and the Mediterranean. The former region of Judaea was occupied by Israel after the 1967 Arab-Israeli war (see West BankWest Bank,
territory, formerly part of Palestine, after 1949 administered by Jordan, since 1967 largely occupied by Israel (2005 est. pop. 2,386,000), 2,165 sq mi (5,607 sq km), west of the Jordan River, incorporating the northwest quadrant of the Dead Sea.
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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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These people are among the country's most ardent Zionists and faithful Jews, and their resolve to settle the lands of Judaea and Samaria and carry on with their lives at great personal risk embody classical Zionist imperatives.
On Sunday, the cabinet voted on a resolution declaring the move to be of "national importance," while ordering that all measures be taken "to approve the decision of the Council for Higher Education in Judaea and Samaria, subject to the attorney general s stance.
Presumably believing the red in the Union Jack was caused by the stigmata - and conveniently forgetting that Christ was from Judaea or possibly Africa, Santa Claus is a Turk, the biggest Christian church is based in Rome, 30 per cent of Britons are non-Christian and our German royal family stick to the Teutonic tradition of handing out their presents of Christmas Eve.
Within a few short decades, the Maccabean achievement went sore: The later Hasmonaeans were tyrants who fought a continual war against their own people and eventually against one another; in 63 BCE, almost exactly a century after Judah and his brothers had cleansed the Temple, the entire kingdom of Judaea fell under Roman control.
He does not get round to considering the idea that there was a string of eye-witnesses to the 'Resurrection events', who took the message to many parts of the Roman world even before St Paul got there, so one does not know how many eye-witnesses to an event in first-century Judaea he would think necessary.
From the 1930s through the 1950s, this influence was most evident in the prevalence of such Zionist youth movements as Young Judaea and Hashomer Hatzair, in Hebraist camps like Yavneh and Ramah, and in Jewish schools, especially Talmud Torahs (afternoon Hebrew schools), Conservative congregational schools, and some day schools.
It's narrative-driven and there's very little dialogue in it, because there was no idiom I could call on, not knowing how people talked 2,000 years ago in Judaea.
According to Philo, in 37 CE, the Jewish King Agrippa I, newly invested with a kingdom by the Emperor Gaius, stopped in Alexandria en route from Rome to Judaea.
And one day, in a most unpromising time, when it seemed as if the stranger had again forgotten his promise, a man came out of the country of Judaea saying strange and wonderful things about being Immanuel.
Cleopatra began to regain the territories of Ptolemy II Philadelphos in 37 BC, when Antonius awarded her Phoenicia, Coele Syria and Cyprus, as well as parts of Cilicia, Judaea and Arabia Nabataea.
Israel must impose its sovereignty on all Jewish districts of Judaea and Samaria (the West Bank)," Katz told public radio.
Lieberman said the reconciliation deal would mean "hundreds of Hamas terrorists" are freed and that elections would see Hamas "take control of Judaea and Samaria (the West Bank).