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Caesarea, a city name derived from the Roman title "Caesar", was the name of numerous cities and locations in the Roman Empire:


In the Levant[edit]

  • Caesarea Maritima, also known as "Caesarea Palaestinae", an ancient Roman city near the modern Israeli town
  • Caesarea, Israel, official name Qeysarya, a modern town in Israel built near the site of ancient Caesarea Maritima
  • Caesarea ad Libanum, a Roman name of Arqa in Lebanon
  • Caesarea Philippi, an ancient city at Banias in the Golan Heights
  • Caesarea Magna, formerly Larissa in Syria, now Shaizar, an ancient Roman city and modern Syrian town

In Turkey[edit]


  • Kaisareia, Kozani in Macedonia, Greece
  • Caesarea in Mauretania, an ancient Roman-Berber city and former capital of Mauretania Caesariensis now in Cherchell, Algeria
  • Caesarea, a former name of the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands
  • Nova Caesarea, the Latin name applied to the colony of New Jersey, now a US state, derived from the name of the island

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