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(pəˈriːə) or


(Placename) a region of ancient Palestine, east of the River Jordan and the Dead Sea


(pəˈri ə)

a region in ancient Palestine, E of the Jordan and the Dead Sea.
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Around the time of Jesus's birth, a series of militant, armed oppositions to Rome was organized and led by rebellious Jews - Simon son of Joseph of Peraea (ca.
His son Herod Antipas was tetrarch of the Roman provinces of Galilee and Peraea from A.
2) that in the year 44, not long after the death of Stephen, the Jews of Peraea took up arms without the sanction of their leaders against the people of Philadelphia.