Studies in the archaeology and history of Caesarea Maritima : caput judaeae, metropolis palaestinae /

Caesarea Maritima, the capital of the Roman province of Judaea / Palaestina, was founded in 10/9 BCE by Herod the Great to serve as an administrative and economic center. It was named after his Roman patron Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor. The book, well illustrated, presents the results of...

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Main Author: Patrich, J.

Format: eBook

Language: English

Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.

Series: Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity 77.
Ancient Judaism & Early Christianity Online, ISBN: 9789004365223.


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Call Number: DS110.C13 P384 2011

Table of Contents:
  • Preliminary Material
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One Herodian Caesarea: The Urban Space
  • Chapter Two The Wall Street, the Eastern Stoa, the Location of the Tetrapylon, and the Halakhic Status of Caesarea Maritima (Interpreting Tosefta, Ahilot, 18:13)
  • Chapter Three On the Proclamation of Caesarea as a Roman Colony
  • Chapter Four Urban Space in Caesarea Maritima in the Late Antiquity
  • Chapter Five Several Aspects of Commerce and Economy in Late Antique Caesarea
  • Chapter Six Caesarea in Transition: The Archaeological Evidence from the Southwest Zone (Areas CC, KK, NN)
  • Chapter Seven Herod's Hippodrome/Stadium at Caesarea and the Games Conducted Therein
  • Chapter Eight The Praetoria at Caesarea Maritima
  • Chapter Nine Warehouses and Granaries in Caesarea Maritima
  • Chapter Ten A Chapel of St. Paul at Caesarea Maritima?
  • Chapter Eleven Four Christian Objects from Caesarea Maritima
  • Chapter Twelve The Martyrs of Caesarea: The Urban Context
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Ancient Authors and Literary Sources
  • Index of Personal Names
  • Index of Places and People
  • General Index
  • Illustrations.