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Caesarea Maritima
Definition by Patrick Scott Smith, M. A.

Caesarea Maritima

Caesarea Maritima was a city built over 2,000 years ago (c. 22-10 BCE) on the coast of the Eastern Mediterranean. With Roman engineering and largesse, Herod the Great (r. 37-4 BCE) accomplished this feat by constructing a whole metropolis...
Caesarea (North Africa)
Definition by Donald L. Wasson

Caesarea (North Africa)

Caesarea was actually the name of three separate cities: one in Palestine, one in Cappadocia (Asia Minor), and one in Mauretania, present-day Algeria. The first city, Caesarea Maritima, was built by Herod around 25 BCE and, like the other...
The Infrastructure of Caesarea Maritima
Article by Patrick Scott Smith, M. A.

The Infrastructure of Caesarea Maritima

Caesarea Maritima, an ancient metropolis in modern-day Israel, was a remarkable engineering accomplishment. Extending Rome's military and commercial presence in the eastern Mediterranean in the latter years of the 1st century BCE, Herod the...
Caesarea Maritima
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Caesarea Maritima

Caesarea Maritima National Park, Israel.
High-Level Aqueduct of Caesarea Maritima
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High-Level Aqueduct of Caesarea Maritima

The high-level aqueduct of Caesarea built by Herod the Gret (r. 37-4 BCE), Caesarea Maritima, Israel.
Theater at Caesarea Maritima
Image by Carole Raddato

Theater at Caesarea Maritima

Roman theatre, constructed by Herod the Great (r. 37-4 BCE) during the first stages of the city's development and renovated in the 2nd century CE, Caesarea, Israel.
Ancient Theatre of Iol Caesarea, Algeria
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Ancient Theatre of Iol Caesarea, Algeria

The ancient Theatre of Iol Caesarea (modern Cherchell in Algeria) was probably built during the time of Juba II (c. 48 BCE-23 CE). The orchestra was modified towards the end of the 2nd century CE or the beginning of the 3rd century CE to...
Roman Aqueduct, Caesarea
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Roman Aqueduct, Caesarea

The Roman aqueduct of Caesarea Palestina.
Mithraeum, Caesarea Maritima
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Mithraeum, Caesarea Maritima

Mithraeum, a 1st-century grain storage converted into a Mithraeum during the 3rd century CE, Caesarea Maritima, Israel.
Promontory Palace of Herod the Great, Caesarea
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Promontory Palace of Herod the Great, Caesarea

The peristyle of the Upper Terrace of the Promontory Palace of Herod the Great with the Hippodrome in the background, Caesarea, Israel.
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