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Caesarea Maritima: Quiz


Question 1: After the revolt of Simon bar Kokhba, which ended with the destruction of Jerusalem and expulsion of Jews, Caesarea became the center of ________ in Palestine.
Early ChristianityCrusadesBiblical canonEast–West Schism

Question 2: Caesarea Maritima (Greek: παράλιος Καισάρεια), called Caesarea Palaestina from 133 AD onwards,[1] was a city and harbor built by ________ about 25–13 BC.
Herod the GreatJesusSaint JosephBiblical Magi

Question 3: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
CopyrightIntellectual propertyPublic domainCopyright infringement

Question 4: The city was described in detail by the 1st century Roman Jewish historian ________ (Jewish Antiquities XV.331ff; Jewish War I.408ff).
First Jewish–Roman WarHerod the GreatJesusJosephus

Question 5: A legend grew up that in this city was discovered the ________ around which so much lore accrued in the next two centuries.
King ArthurCorbenicHoly GrailPercival

Question 6: The ________ is recognized by scholars as one of the earliest New Testament types.
Codex VaticanusCaesarean text-typeCodex SinaiticusByzantine text-type

Question 7: The emperor ________ raised its status to that of a colonia.

Question 8: 70, Caesarea was established as the provincial capital of Iudaea Province before the change of name to Syria Palaestina in CE 134 shortly before the suppression of the ________.
Bar Kokhba revoltTabernacleThird TempleTisha B'Av

Question 9: Caesarea lay in ruins until its resettlement by ________ and Bosnian refugees as Kaisariyeh in the 1870s and 1880s.

Question 10: When Baldwin I took the city in 1101/2, during the ________, it was still very rich, nevertheless.
Norwegian CrusadeFirst CrusadeSecond CrusadeCrusades


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