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Areopagus

Theodore John Cadoux and P. J. Rhodes.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity; Greek and Roman Law. 1034 words.

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Caesarea (2) in Palestine

Edith Mary Smallwood and Tessa Rajak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 303 words.

Caesarea (2) in Palestine, under its original name of Strato's Tower (after a king of *Sidon), was captured by the *Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus in 103 bce, attached to the province of Syria by...

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Chalcedon

Alexander John Graham and Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity. 94 words.

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Constantinople

Alan Douglas Edward Cameron.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies. 756 words.

Constantinople was founded by *Constantine I on the site of *Byzantium in 324 ce, shortly after his victory over *Licinius near by. There are hardly any sources before the 6th cent., and these are...

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Eleutheropolis ,

Dov Gera.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1746 words.

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Jaffa

Benjamin Isaac.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Middle Eastern History. 7254 words.

The city of Joppe/Jaffa/Yafo on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean, immediately south of modern Tel Aviv, has a long history of importance as an urban centre, from the Middle Bronze Age...

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Madaba Map

Richard J. A. Talbert.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Byzantine Studies. 781 words.

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Sepphoris

Zeev Weiss.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 7179 words.

In the heart of the Lower Galilee lie the remains of Sepphoris, capital of the Galilee during long periods of antiquity. Both literary sources and archaeological finds indicate that the...

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Tarsus

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones and Stephen Mitchell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity. 337 words.

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Thamugadi ,

William Nassau Weech and R. J. A. Wilson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography; Early Christianity. 597 words.

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