- Where the first Gentiles became Christians (Acts
- Where Paul was imprisoned for two years under
Felix and Festus (Acts 23-26)
- Developed on a major scale by Herod the Great
and named for Augustus Caesar
- Became seat of Roman power when procurators
governed (that is, after Herod the Great and Archelaus,
before and after Herod Agrippa 1)
the ruins of Herod the Greatís palace and is where Pilate would have stayed normally.† Mediterranean
Sea in the background.
with Pilateís name on it, found at Casarea.
A reconstruction of the