- seaport in ancient Palestine, on the Mediterranean, south of Haifa, Israel: Roman capital of Palestine
- city in ancient Palestine, near Mt. Hermonalso Caesarea Philippi
- also Caesarea Pal·e·sti·nae An ancient seaport of Palestine south of present-day Haifa, Israel. It was founded (30 BC) by Herod the Great and later became the capital of Roman Judea. The city was destroyed by Muslims in 1265.
- also Caesarea Phil·ip·pi An ancient city of northern Palestine near Mount Hermon in present-day southwest Syria. It was built in the first century AD on the site of a center for the worship of Pan.
- also Caesarea Maz·a·ca An ancient city of Cappadocia on the site of present-day Kayseri in central Turkey. The chief city of the region, it was destroyed by Persians in AD 260.
- They rode incessantly to battle over burning sands, in full armour 1 For instance, the abbey of Mount Sion had large possessions, not only in the Holy Land (at Ascalon, Jaffa, Acre, Tyre, Caesarea and Tarsus), but also in Sicily, Calabria, Lombardy, Spain and France (at Orleans, Bourges and Poitiers).
- When the king of Persia, Shapur, captured Mazaca-Caesarea, the Cappadocian capital, Samuel refused to mourn for the 12,000 Jews who lost their livesin its defence.
- CAESAREA MAZACA (mod.
- Mazaca, the residence of the kings of Cappadocia, later called Eusebea (perhaps after Ariarathes Eusebes), and named Caesarea probably by Claudius, stood on a low spur on the north side of Erjies Dagh (M.
- Anak was slain by his victim's soldiers; Gregory was rescued by his Christian nurse, carried to Caesarea in Cappadocia, and brought up a Christian.