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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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The areas currently called Judaea and Samaria, and the subject of this paper, first became part of the Crusader Kingdom around 1099 and remained so until 1187, the so-called First Kingdom, or Kingdom of Jerusalem.
That's what fixes the date of the crucifixion for us because we know when that man was Procurator of Judaea.
It is with this sense of striving against common sense, going back in Judaea to early biblical times, that I embark upon an exercise that is, in a way, a response to the work of some contemporary and non-Christian Chinese thinkers, in particular Professor Yang Huilin of Renmin University of China in Beijing, on what they have described as "scriptural reasoning" and its connections with the sense of the perversity that lies at the heart of Christianity and its core that characterizes the work of the Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic, Zizek (see Zizek 2003).
The question was posed by Pontius Pilatus, the Procurator of Judaea, that is to say, the administrator of the Province on behalf of the Roman emperor, responsible for peace, stability and prosperity of his domain for the benefit of the empire.
They believe the ancient ruins belong to "Mozah," which is mentioned in the Book of Joshua as a town in the tribal lands of Benjamin bordering on Judaea.
Underlying creationism is the same literal interpretation of Scripture that is behind the rise of intolerant Islam, or the belief by some Jews that Judaea and Samaria were given to them by God.
Yihye Tovin free translation "It's all gonna be fine"penned by poet and humorist Yehonatan Geffen may as well be the anthem of [Young Judaea Camp] Tel Yehuda.
Mithradates' regional power was impressive but his insistence on war with Rome only accelerated the demise of independent Hellenistic rule in the Levant, and by the time he committed suicide most of Asia Minor, Cilicia, Syria and Judaea had been brought under the fold of the Res Publica.
Herod's kingdom of Judaea is like a treasure island full of perfume and incense, Jewels and exotica.
The historian Pliny the elder explains the invention of glass, the ingredients used, and of its manufacture: "In Syria there is a region known as Phoenice adjoining Judaea .
Learn the truth, starting with Tacitus: "Titus was appointed to complete the subjugation of Judaea.
Red Internacional Judaea Antisionista (IJAN), Argentina