Ancient Caesarea - Map of New Testament Israel

CAES-A-RE`A (for Caesar), An important city on the Mediterranean coast of Palestine, and in line ot travel from Tyre to Egypt. Anciently called Strato`s Tower. Built by Herod the Great, and named in honor of Caesar Augustus. Political capital of Palestine. Residence of Philip, Acts viii, 40; and Cornelius, Acts x, xi, 1-18. You can visit the site and see many ruins. Ancient Caesarea was about 70 miles from Jerusalem.

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