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Sdot Yam in Hadera, Haifa District, Israel
 

The Heart of Caesarea

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
1. The Heart of Caesarea Marker
Inscription.  

For seafarers entering the harbor of Caesarea, their first encounter with the vibrant city was the splendid temple dedicated to Caesar Augustus and the goddess Roma, soaring above a massive platform supported by impressive vaults.

Over time, the platform continued to serve the city’s main religious buildings: a Byzantine church and, later, a Crusader one.

Proposed restoration of the façade of the Augustus and Roma temple, as seen from the Caesarea harbor entrance. 1st century CE.

قلب قيساريا
استقبل القادمين إلى ميناء قيساريا معبد رائع بني تكريما لأوغسطس قيصر والإلهة روما. بني هذا المعبد
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By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
2. The Heart of Caesarea Marker
على منصة ضخمة في واجهتها منظومة قبب وأقواس مثيرة للإعجاب. على المنصة وتحتهاء التقوا لأول مرة في جزيرة الميناء في المدينة وأحداثها.

مع مرور السنين، واصلت منصة المعبد حمل مباني الطقوس الرئيسية في المدينة: كنيسة بيزنطية تتبعها كنيسة أخرى،
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By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
3. The Heart of Caesarea Marker
وهذه المرة صليبية.

ליבה של קיסריה
את פניהם של הבאים לנמל קיסריה קיבל מקדש מפואר לכבוד אוגוסטוס קיסר והאלה רומא, אשר נבנה על במה אדירה שבחזיתה מערך קמרונות מרשים, על הבמה ולמרגלותיה פגשו לראשונה באי הנמל את העיר והתרחשויותיה.

עם חלוף
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השנים המשיכה במת המקדש לשאת את מבני הפולחן המרכזיים של העיר: כנסייה ביזאנטית ואחריה שוב כנסייה, הפעם צלבנית.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 32° 30.121′ N, 34° 53.499′ E. Marker is in Sdot Yam, Haifa District, in Hadera. Marker can be reached from Israel National Trail, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located within the Caesarea National Park. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Caesarea Nymphaeum (within shouting distance of this marker); The Harbor "Sebastos" (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarcophagus adorned with Rosettes (within shouting distance of this marker); Inscribed Stones / Sarcophagi (within shouting distance of this marker); Caesarea / קיסריה
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fragments of an Inscribed Coenice (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Corinthian Capitals (about 90 meters away); Sarcophagus Lid (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sdot Yam.
 
Also see . . .  Caesarea Maritima. (Submitted on January 16, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 7, 2021