now and all the Promised Land, Reduced a province under Roman yoke, Obeys Tiberius, nor is always ruled With temperate sway: oft have they violated The Temple, oft the Law, with foul affronts, Abominations rather, as did once Antiochus.
The film opens on the coast of Judaea
in 33 CE, where Mary of Magdala (Mara) tends the land with her brothers Daniel (Denis Menochet) and Joseph (Ryan Corr) and sister Rachel (Ariane Labed).
Several years ago, as a camp director, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to apply for and receive a multiyear grant for Camp Judaea
through the generous support of the Foundation for Jewish Camp's (FJC) Ruderman/Alexander Inclusion Initiative.
She liberated the province of Arabia Petraea, before removing the regions of Judaea
and Arabia from Roman rule.
In his concluding chapter, Marciak considers Adiabene and Judaea
in terms of the relations between Rome and Parthia, concluding with a discussion of the role of Adiabene in the Jewish Uprising of 66-73 C.
Looking in turn at the autographic subscriptions then at the large letters, he considers such topics as the laboriousness of letter writing in antiquity, the Greek literary letter-writing tradition, Paul's letter writing in the light of contemporary epistolary conventions, "with what large letters" in Galatians 6:11, letters in various languages excavated in eastern Judaea
, and Greek letters excavated in Middle and Upper Egypt.
Another political agitator in Judaea
has been silenced, executed under the reign of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee.
Like the Roman governor of Judaea
, Mendoza let politics trump principle.
Our hero in this case is Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a clever and ambitious Roman tribune in Judaea
circa 33 AD, tasked by Pilate (Peter Firth) to seal and guard Jesus' tomb so his followers can't steal his body and claim he was resurrected -- then, when the body disappears anyway, to find out what happened.
Doug said: "Valerius, exiled and disgraced, is hunted by assassins as he tries to reach his friend, the future Emperor Titus, in Judaea
Furthermore, he successfully transformed himself from a bankrupt usurper to a wealthy and powerful king, who founded a dynasty and brought prominence and prosperity to ancient Judaea
The text itself avoids frills and is broken down into the travels across Judaea
to Jerusalem and introducing supporting characters that converse with the protagonists to reveal their spiritual interests, such as the children's uncle and Rabbi Jershon, giving them guidance with quips like, "[the Messiah] has been patient and protective of the children of Israel, as I have been with you.