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Judea

(jo͞odē`ə): see JudaeaJudaea
or Judea
[Lat. from Judah], 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.
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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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This new study by Martin Goodman makes a bold and extremely successful attempt both to explain the causes of the Judean revolt and examine the ramifications for the relationship between Rome and Jerusalem.
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A bedouin shepherd is said to have discovered them in jars in a cave in the Judean Desert in 1947 as he looked for a lost sheep or goat.
the first thing the insurgents did as to destroy the debt records, liberating tens thousands of Judean peasants from crippling poverty and indentured servitude.
The Israeli campus is leased by the college and located at Moshav Yad HaShamonah, an Israeli settlement in the Judean hills outside Jerusalem, and consists of dorms, eating facilities and classrooms.
and his birthplace, Moresheth, a village in the Judean foothills.