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Aelia Capitolina


Aelia Capitolina was a Roman colony, built under the emperor Hadrian on the site of Jerusalem, which was in ruins since siege of 70 AD, leading in part to the Bar Kokhba revolt of 132–136.


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Google previewThe History of Jerusalem (1996)

The Early Muslim Period (638-1099) by Joshua Prawer, Haggai Ben-Shammai

The name “Jerusalem' was also ignored, and in Walafrid's time, the city in the Judean hills was called Aelia Capitolina. A world of difference separates the two names, Aelia Capitolina is a new city. One wonders if Walafrid knew whether the ...

Google previewA History of Rome Up to 500 A.D. ... (1901)

by Eustace Miles

Aelia Capitolina is an instance of a colony formed by the Romans after 100 a.d. The conquest of Judaea tells us how the Roman Empire had to extend until it had reached definite Frontiers. Last of all, in the reluctance of the Jews to accept the ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

After the revolt of Bar-Cochba and the final subjugation of the Jews by Hadrian, Jerus was made a Rom colony and the name was changed to Aelia Capitolina. A series of coins was struck, having Coin of Tyre. Rev. : The owl and flail. this title, ...

Google previewThe Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopedia (1860)

by Johann Jakob Herzog

* Aelia Capitolina was the new ...

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

The new city was called Colonia Aelia Capitolina. This name described it as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bible (2009)

by W. R. F. Browning

Jews were banished; Roman soldiers were installed in the city now renamed Aelia Capitolina—after the family name of the emperor Hadrian ( Capitolina referred to the god Jupiter). It was not until the emperor Constantine (c.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Roman Empire (2009)

by Matthew Bunson

The city was renamed Colonia Aelia Capitolina as a result of this revolt. A temple to Jupiter Capitolinus was erected on the site ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)

by Charles Pye

J E Roso LYM A " (Jebus, Salem, SoJ E R Us A LEM } Ayma, Jebuff, jebu/alem, Hyerofolyma, AElia Capitolia, AElia Capitolina), a city ...

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