- an ancient seaport in NW Israel: Roman capital of Palestine.
- ancient name of Kayseri.
Examples from the Web for caesarea
Historical Examples of caesarea
They would then be looking down upon the camp of Vespasian, at Caesarea.For the Temple
G. A. Henty
It was the last relic of the old port of Caesarea, famous since the time of Augustus.Saunterings
Charles Dudley Warner
Florus withdrew with all his troops, except one cohort, to Caesarea.
And Peter went down from Judaea to Caesarea, and tarried there.The Bible Story
Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
"If we go to Caesarea Philippi, we will," answered the Zealot.Men Called Him Master
Elwyn Allen Smith
- an ancient port in NW Israel, capital of Roman Palestine: founded by Herod the Great
Word Origin and History for caesarea
Latin city name derived from Caesar, applied in honor of the emperors to some new and existing cities in the Roman Empire, including modern Kayseri, Turkey; Shaizar, Syria, and Cherchell, Algeria (representing a French spelling of an Arabic name based on a Berber garbling of the Latin word).