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Caesarea

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

An ancient port on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, founded in 22 bc by Herod the Great on the site of a Phoenician harbour and named in honour of the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar....

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Caesarea

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 137 words.

(Hebrew: H̱orbat Qesari), Israel Straton's Tower, Caesarea Palaestinae/Maritima

Ruins. The Hebrew name means the ‘Ruins of Caesarea’. Originally a Phoenician

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Caesarea

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 52 words.

Achaea, aliyah, Almería, Apia, Bahía, Caesarea, Cassiopeia, Chaldea, Cytherea, Euboea, foreseer, freer, galleria, gynaecea, Iphigenia, Kampuchea, kea, keyer,

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Caesarea

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 51 words.

Achaea, aliyah, Almería, Apia, Bahía, Caesarea, Cassiopeia, Chaldea, Cytherea, Euboea, foreseer, freer, galleria, gynaecea, Iphigenia, Kampuchea, kea, keyer,

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Caesarea

Clive F. W. Foss.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 254 words.

(Καισάρεια, mod. Kayseri), metropolis of Cappadocia. When its enthusiastic Christians destroyed pagan temples, Emp. Julian deprived Caesarea of

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Caesarea

Kenneth G. Holum.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 3253 words.

site of an ancient Greek and Roman port city, Caesarea Maritima, located on the coast of Israel, about 40 km

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Caesarea

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(Καισάρεια, mod. Kayseri), metropolis of Cappadocia. When its enthusiastic Christians destroyed pagan temples, Emp. Julian deprived Caesarea of municipal status, but it soon recovered to...

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Caesarea

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 6856 words.

Caesarea was founded by King Herod the Great (r. 37–4 b.c.e.) in the years 22–10 b.c.e. on the Mediterranean

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Caesarea

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

An ancient port on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, founded in 22 bc by Herod the Great on the site of a Phoenician harbour and named in honour of the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar....

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Caesarea Philippi

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Biblical Archaeology. 6494 words.

The city of Caesarea Philippi, located at the site now called Bāniyās in northern Israel, is situated at the junction

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Caesarea (Israel)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 137 words.

Ruins. The Hebrew name means the ‘Ruins of Caesarea’. Originally a Phoenician settlement called Straton's Tower, it was redeveloped by

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Caesarea Maritima

Marlia M. Mango and Kenneth G. Holum.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 416 words.

port in Palestine and the capital city of Palestina I. Until 451 the archbishopric of Caesarea (Καισάρεια) stood higher in

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Caesarea (Israel)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 142 words.

Ruins. The Hebrew name means the ‘Ruins of Caesarea’. Originally a Phoenician settlement called Straton’s Tower, it was redeveloped by

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Caesarea Maritima

Leslie J. Hoppe.

in Biblical Studies

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 7356 words.

Caesarea Maritima was a port city built by Herod the Great in 22 bce on the site of the Hellenistic period anchorage known as Strato’s Tower. Herod named the city and its harbor (Sebastos)...

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Eupsychius of Caesarea

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 113 words.

*Notary of *Caesarea of *Cappadocia, who reacted to *Julian’s *paganism by destroying the

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Gelasios of Caesarea

Barry Baldwin.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 212 words.

nephew of Cyril of Jerusalem, died 395. Gelasios (Γελάσιος) was elected bishop of Caesarea in 367. As a

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Procopius of Caesarea

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 239 words.

A native of *Caesarea in Palestine, in 527 he was appointed secretary to Belisarius, whom he accompanied in his

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Acacius of Caesarea (365)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 240 words.

A disciple of *Eusebius Pamphili and his successor in the see of *Caesarea (in Palestine) in 341,

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Arethas of Caesarea

Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 341 words.

scholar and politician, archbishop of Caesarea (from 902); born in Patras mid-9th C., died after 932 (according to Beck

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John of Caesarea

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Or John the Grammarian, early 6th-C. priest and theologian. His biography is unknown, and it is not clear whether his Caesarea was located in Palestine or Cappadocia. John was the ...

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Eusebios of Caesarea

Sarah Morgan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Greek and Roman Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 643 words.

[Eusebios Pamphili]

(b c. ad 265; d c. ad 340). Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine, church historian and prominent supporter...

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