Caesarea Philippi
geographical name city of ancient Palestine SW of Mt. Hermon; site at modern village of Baniyas \ˌba-nē-ˈyas\ in SW Syria

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  • Caesarea Philippi —     Caesarea Philippi     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Caesarea Philippi     A Greek Catholic residential see, and a Latin titular see, in Syria. The native name is unknown; under Antiochus the Great it bore already the Greek name Panion owing to a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • CAESAREA Philippi — a Philippo filio Herodis, in honorem Caligulae, restaurata, prius Paneas, urbs Palaestinae apud ortum Iordanis fluv. in finibus Caelesyriae. Belina G. Tyrio, Postello et Brocardo, Balbec Bellonio. Occupata est, a Fulcone Balduini succeslore,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Caesarea Philippi — Not be confused with Caesarea Maritima, on the Mediterranean, or the town Caesarea in Israel, or with Caesarea Mazaca in Cappadocia. Caesarea Philippi The ruins of Caesarea Philippi …   Wikipedia

  • Caesarea Philippi — Die Quelle des Banyas mit der Pangrotte im Hintergrund. Banyas, auch Banjas oder Banias (hebr.: בניס; arabisch ‏بانياس‎, DMG Bānyās) bezeichnet einen der drei Quellflüsse des Jordan (auch Hermonfluss oder Nahal Hermon genann …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caesarea Philippi — An inland city on the River Jordan at the foot of Mount Hermon where Herod the Great built a temple to Caesar Augustus, who had given him the city. Formerly called Panion, the city was named after the emperor by Herod s son, Philip the tetrarch,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Caesarea Philippi — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caesarea Philippi (Titularbistum) — Caesarea Philippi (ital.: Cesarea di Filippo) ist ein Titularbistum der römisch katholischen Kirche. Es geht zurück auf ein ehemaliges Bistum der antiken Stadt Banyas am Fuß des Hermongebirges am nördlichen Ende der israelisch besetzten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Philippi (Begriffsklärung) — Philippi [fiˈlɪpi] ist der Name folgender Orte: Philippi, antike Stadt und Festung in Makedonien Schlacht bei Philippi im Jahr 42 v. Chr. Philippi (Titularerzbistum), ein Titularerzbistum Caesarea Philippi, antike Stadt in Jordantal… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caesarea (disambiguation) — Caesarea, a city name derived from Caesar , was the name of numerous cities and locations in the Roman Empire, many of which beat bear different names at present (or might have had alternate names also in the Roman period itself). Among them:*… …   Wikipedia

  • Caesarea Phillippi — Caesarea Philippi was an ancient city located at the southern end of Mount Hermon. It is mentioned in the gospels of Matthew (16:13) and Mark (8:27), and numerous times in Acts. The city was located within the region known as the Panion (the… …   Wikipedia

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