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Caesarea   /kˌeɪsərˈiə/   Listen

An ancient seaport in northwestern Israel; an important Roman city in ancient Palestine.

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"Caesarea" Quotes from Famous Books

... 534, the Institutiones, an elementary text-book, founded on the Institutiones of Gaius, who lived A.D. 110-180, being added, and the whole, as a complete body of law, given to the law schools at Constantinople, Rome, Alexandria, Berytus, and Caesarea, for use in their graduate course. Later the Novellae Constitutione, or Novels, most of them in Greek, comprising statutes of Justinian arranged chronologically, ...
— The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4 • Various

... shewn particularly in his meeting with Emeritus, the Donatist Bishop of Cherchell (or as it was then called, Mauretanian Caesarea), one of the most stubborn among the irreconcilables. His attitude in dealing with this uncompromising enemy was not only humane, but courteous, full of graciousness, and of the ...
— Saint Augustin • Louis Bertrand

... whole of that history an exaggerated value. This was done in a double way: by elevating Hebrew history from its true grade, and depreciating or falsifying that of other nations. Among those who have been guilty of this literary offence, the name of the celebrated Eusebius, the Bishop of Caesarea in the time of Constantine, should be designated, since in his chronography and synchronal tables he purposely "perverted chronology for the sake of making synchronisms" (Bunsen). It is true, as Niebuhr asserts, "He is a very dishonest writer." To ...
— History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) - Revised Edition • John William Draper

... beside scaring the enemy, who thought the gods were assisting the Roman. Consequently they came to terms voluntarily and ended their warfare.—After these events Claudius divided the Moors who were in subjection into two districts, namely, the country about Tengis and that about Caesarea, these cities giving their names to the whole region; and he appointed two knights as governors. At this same period certain parts of Numidia also were involved in warfare by neighboring barbarians, and when the latter had been conquered returned ...
— Dio's Rome, Vol. 4 • Cassius Dio

... both of which the passengers should have been saved, and landed at Puteoli, and that within the space of three years, we may pronounce impossible. So then the Jewish historian Josephus, when a young man, made the voyage from Caesarea to Italy with the Apostle Paul, the Evangelist Luke, and their friend Aristarchus, and, for part of the way, with the young Titus. He calls the Apostle his friend, though worldly prudence forbade his ...
— The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851 • Various

... to raise from the dead. (Acts 9:36-43.) Simon the tanner also lived in Joppa, and it was at his house that Peter had his impressive vision of the sheet let down from heaven prior to his going to Caesarea to speak the word of salvation to Cornelius and his ...
— A Trip Abroad • Don Carlos Janes

Words linked to "Caesarea" :   Yisrael, harbor, State of Israel, Sion, seaport, haven, Zion, harbour, Amanita caesarea, Israel

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