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  Judea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Judea or Judaea (יהודה "Praise", Standard Hebrew Yəhuda, Tiberian Hebrew Yəhûḏāh) (Greek: Ιουδαία) is a term used for the mountainous southern part of the historic Land of Israel (Hebrew: ארץ ישראל Eretz Yisrael), an area now divided between Israel and the West Bank, and, in a few geographical definitions of Judea, Jordan.
Judea is central to much of the narrative of the Torah, with the Patriarch Abraham said to have been buried at Hebron in the Tomb of the Patriarchs.
In historic times, Judea was ruled by the Kingdom of Judah and later by the Kingdom of Judea, a client-kingdom of the Seleucid dynasty of Persia.
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 Iudaea Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Judea and Galilee became client kingdoms of Rome, which meant that, although independent, their kings maintained a subservient position towards the Roman Republic.
One, Herod Archelaus, ruled Judea so badly that he was dismissed in 6 CE by the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar, after an appeal from his own population.
The kingdom of Judea now became part of a larger Roman province, called Iudaea, which was formed by combining Judea, Samaria, and Idumea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingdom_of_Judea   (645 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Judea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Judea is a mountainous and arid region, much of which is considered to be a desert (An arid region with little or no vegetation).
Judea and Galilee (An area of northern Israel; formerly the northern part of Palestine and the ancient kingdom of Israel; the scene of Jesus's ministry) became client kingdoms of Rome, which meant that, although independent, they had a subservient position towards the Republic (A form of government whose head of state is not a monarch).
He became the outright ruler (basileus) of Judea in 37 BCE (additional info and facts about 37 BCE) and was later known as King Herod the Great (King of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)).
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Judea and Samaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Judea and Samaria refers to lands named and described in the holy texts of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, parts of which are now in the area more widely referred to as the West Bank, which is claimed by Palestinians for a Palestinian state.
To the north, Samaria is bounded by the Esdraelon valley; to the east by the Jordan River; to the west by the Carmel Ridge (in the north) and the Sharon plain (in the south); to the south by Judea (the Jerusalem mountains).
To the north, Samaria is bounded by the Esdraelon valley; to the east - by the Jordan river; to the west, it is bounded by the Carmel Ridge (in the north) and the Sharon plain (in the south); to the south, it is bounded by Judea (the Jerusalem mountains).
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 Judaea, Palaestina
Judea was located approximately where the present day country of Israel is. In the east, the River Jordan flows south into the Dead Sea.
The relationship between the Roman Empire and Judea was upheld until Judea was conquered by the Arabs in 638.
The economic conditions in Judea were fragile, and the taxes imposed on them by the Romans often increased the poverty of the country.
www.usd.edu /~clehmann/pir/judaea.htm   (1825 words)

  
 Judea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Judea or Judaea (Hebrewlanguage : יהודה, Yehudah) is a term used for the mountainousSouthern part of the West Bank.
Judea lost its autonomy to the Romans in the 1stcentury BC, by becoming first a client kingdom, then a province, ofthe Roman Empire.
Judea wasreturned piecemeal to Agrippa's son Marcus Julius Agrippa in 48.
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 Judea - Crystalinks
Judea, Judaea, or the Kingdom of Judea (Judea means 'Praise and in Standard Hebrew, Yahuda) is a term used for the mountainous southern part of the historic Land of Israel, an area now divided between Israel and the West Bank, and, in a few geographical definitions of Judea, Jordan.
It varies greatly in height, rising to an altitude of 1,020m (3,346 ft) in the south at Mount Hebron, 19 miles (30 km) southwest of Jerusalem, and descending to as much as 400m (1,312ft) below sea level in the east of the region.
During the 1st century BC Judea lost its autonomy to the Roman Empire by becoming first a client kingdom, then a province of the Empire.For the history of Judaea under Roman rule, see Iudaea.
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 Judea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Judea or Judaea (יהודה; "Praise" Standard Hebrew Yəhuda Tiberian Hebrew Yəhûḏāh) is a term used for the Southern part of the West Bank.
Judea lost its autonomy to the Romans in the 1st century BC by becoming first a client kingdom a province of the Roman Empire.
Judea and Galilee became client kingdoms of Rome which that although independent they had a subservient towards the Republic.
www.freeglossary.com /Judea   (1067 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Judea
The history of this Judea is often confounded with that of Jerusalem.
Paul again and again speaks of the Churches of Judea as being sorely tried by poverty, dissension, and persecution — Churches to which he was at first unknown, but which afterwards listened to his voice (1 Thessalonians 2:14; Galatians 1:22; Acts 11:29).
The mountain region of Judea rises to a height of 3280 feet, and is not very fertile, except near the springs.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08544a.htm   (1351 words)

  
 Judea and Civil War
He left Judea's High Priest and Council of Elders to run Judea, and he exempted the temple at Jerusalem from taxation.
The Maccabaean rebellion took control of much of Judea, but because Judas Maccabeus was not from the kind of aristocratic family that qualified him to be the High Priest, that highest position among the Jews went to a priest and supporter named Alcium.
John was governor of a region in Judea along the Mediterranean coast and in command of a military force.
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 Jewish History - Judea Under Roman Suzerainty
When Greco Syria—which had included Judea until the Maccabean independence—fell before its arms, it was to be expected that the never-satisfied Rome would not rest until the land of our fathers had been added to its possessions.
Judea, with the rest of Palestine, was now placed under the general supervision of Rome's Syrian governor.
Judea, in fact, was a prey to anarchy brought about by conspiracies and usurpations.
www.oldandsold.com /articles26/jewish-history-10.shtml   (1156 words)

  
 Maps of Israeli Interests in Judea and Samaria
The territorial aspect of the peace process with the Palestinians is one of the main issues held in controversy by the public in the country.
Defense of the Israeli Settlements in Judea and Samaria
A mapping of the pumping potential in Judea and Samaria is presented in the map of ground water reservoirs (Map #3).
www.biu.ac.il /Besa/books/maps.htm   (4331 words)

  
 Judea and Samaria
Judea and Samaria, located west of the Jordan River, with Jerusalem approximately in the center, are historical parts of the Land of Israel.
The mountains of Judea are first named in the Book of Joshua, in the account of the conquering of Canaan by the Israelites during the creation of the Land of Israel.
Judea and Samaria have been known by these names for unbroken centuries, and were registered as such on official documents and maps, by international institutions and in authoritative reference books right up to about 1950.
www.palestinefacts.org /pf_early_palestine_judea_samaria.php   (475 words)

  
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The earliest known Christian monastic communities (see Monasticism) consisted of groups of cells or huts collected about a common centre, which was usually the house of some hermit or anchorite famous for holiness or singular asceticism, but without any attempt at orderly arrangement.
Alexander Jannaeus (also known as Alexander Jannai/Yannai), king of Judea from (103 BCE to 76 BCE), son of John Hyrcanus, inherited the throne from his brother Aristobulus, and appears to have married his brother's widow, Shlamtzion or Shlomtzion or "Shelomit", also known as Salome Alexandra, according to the Biblical law of Yibum ("levirate...
1–5), and in all Judea and Samaria (chs.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/J/Judea.htm   (1293 words)

  
 Judea - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Judea, also Judaea or Judah, territory in southwest Asia and a region of historic Palestine.
67 bc), queen of Judea from 76 to 67 bc, the wife of Aristobulus I and, after his death, the wife of Alexander Jannaeus.
Antigonus II (of Judea) (circa 80-37 bc), king of Judea (40-37 bc), the son of Aristobulus II, of the Hasmonaean dynasty.
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 Judea - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
Luego Aristóbulo acusó a los romanos de extorsión, lo que originó que Pompeyo instalara en el trono a Hircano y desde entonces Judea y Galilea se volvió un reino clientelar de Roma, que si bien era independiente de jure, estaba sujeto a la autoridad romana.
Murió en el año 4 adC y el reino de Judea fue dividido entre cuatro de sus hijos, que se convirtieron en tetrarcas, si bien Roma intervinó continuamente en la política interna, hasta el punto que el emperador romano César Augusto destituyó de su cargo a un hijo de Herodes.
Eventualmente al reino de Judea se le añadieron los territorios de Samaria e Idumea, con lo que se formó la provincia romana de Iudaea.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/Judea   (633 words)

  
 Crossing the Judea Desert, Israel
From that point of view Judea desert is not a part of the global desert strips (Sahara, Mojave, Kalahari and the likes), it’s relatively small and therefore very accessible from any part of central and south Israel.
This is why the Judea desert is crossed by relatively long and very deep Wadis (creeks) running from 3000 ft high Judea hills (Jerusalem and Hebron) down to the deepest, lowest point on earth - the Dead Sea in the east - grooving the entire desert.
The Judea desert trails and dirt roads are paint marked by the “National Committee For Trail Marking” associated to the “Israeli Society For Protection of Nature”.
www.off-road.com /toyota/trips/desertisral   (2854 words)

  
 Did Matthew Err Regarding “Judea”? : Christian Courier
Judea is not ‘beyond the Jordan’; from Galilee.
It is a known fact that the term “Judea” was used in more than one sense – both in ancient literature, and in the Scriptures.
Thus, Judea was his ultimate destination, and “beyond Jordan”; was the route frequently pursued by the Hebrews because it was safer (see: Spence/Exell, 15.II.242; cf.
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 New Testement Chronology - Pontius Pilate in Judea
The departure of Pilate from Judea is tied to the death of Tiberius Caesar in early 37 and two visits to Jerusalem by Vitellius, legate of Syria.
Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea from the summer or fall of 27 until early February of 37 CE.
When Judea was annexed by Augustus it was attached to Syria with a prefect subordinated to the senatorial legate of Syria.
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 Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza - Likud of Holland / Likoed Nederland: Media activities of the Likud of ...
Jewish Communities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza - Likud of Holland / Likoed Nederland: Media activities of the Likud of Holland to explain Israeli politics, the Middle East peace process, Israel government points of view, Palestinian terrorism, extremism and violations of the peace accords.
Israel is committed to safeguarding the Jewish communities of Judea, Samaria and Gaza and ensuring their continued natural growth and development.
While there is a clause in the accords which prohibits changing the status of the territories, it was intended to ensure only that neither side would take unilateral measures to alter the legal status of the areas (such as annexation or declaration of statehood).
www.likud.nl /govern09.html   (591 words)

  
 Judea Under Byzantine Rule
It was official Christian policy to convert Jews to Christianity, and the Christian leadership used the official power of Rome in their attempts.
The Jews of Judea received a brief respite in 363 CE when Julian the Apostate became Emperor of the Eastern Kingdom.
Excellent examples of these synagogue floors have been found at Beit Alpha (which includes the scene of Abraham sacrificing a ram instead of his son Isaac along with a gorgeous zodiac), Tiberius (not a surprise; it was the center of Jewish life), Beit Shean, and Tzippori.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/History/byzantine1.html   (905 words)

  
 Judea Electronic Magazine, No. 9.3
In 1993, when Judea Magazine first began and Mordechai Lipkin was murdered on the road between Tekoa and Efrat, Ariel Sharon, then holding no office, came to sit with the people of Tekoa on the hill above the spot where Mordechai had been murdered.
JUDEA Magazine is a bi-monthly electronic magazine produced and transmitted from Judea, Israel, specializing in stories about the rebirth of Jewish life in a tiny and unique corner of civilization.
All material may be reprinted with attribution to JUDEA Magazine and original source as cited.
www.womeningreen.org /judea/jm93.htm   (3989 words)

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