Caesarea Maritima

Herod the Great is known as the paranoid architect. He built, among other things, the beautiful city of Caesarea Maritima. Here are some important things archaeologists have uncovered.

The Roman theatre

An artist’s reconstruction of the theatre

Sarcophagi were stone coffins (sometimes made of marble, lead, or wood) were widely used throughout the Roman world. Sarcophagus literally means “flesh eater.”

The Pilate Inscription is the only ancient inscription with the name Pontius Pilate. The inscription was carved in honor of Tiberius by “Pontius Pilate Prefect of Judea.”

They hippodrome

The aqueduct

The Go-Grace 2011 team at Caesarea

Tiberius Rata, Ph.D.

Chair, Biblical Studies Department

Professor of Old Testament Studies

Grace College and Theological Seminary

Winona Lake, Indiana

574.372.5100 ext.6439


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2 Responses to Caesarea Maritima

  1. Thanks for posting!! 🙂 Great photos…

  2. Chris says:

    I didn’t know that the Pilate inscription was carved in your honor! Good to know! 🙂

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