This article presents a timeline of the name Judea through an incomplete list of notable historical references to the name through the various time periods of the region.

Historical references

Biblical references

The name occurs multiple times as a geographic region in the Hebrew Bible, in both Hebrew and Aramaic:

During the time of the New Testament, the region was a Roman province. The name Judea occurs 44 times in the New Testament.

See also


  1. ^ The Scroll of Antiochus (Megillath Benei Hashmonai), printed in the Yemenite Baladi-rite prayer book, Sefer Ha-Tiklāl (Tiklal Qadmonim), ed. Yosef Ḥubārah, Jerusalem 1964, pp. 75b–ff.
  2. ^ Josephus, De Bello Judaico (The Jewish War) III, 51 (The Jewish War 3.3.5)
  3. ^ Josephus. The Jewish War (1.6.5; 4.8.1); Antiquities (14.3.4).
  4. ^ Naturalis Historia, 5:66–73
  5. ^ Pliny (1947). H. Rackham (ed.). Natural History. Vol. 2. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. p. 273 (Book V, ch. XV, 70). ISBN 0674993888. OCLC 954144356.
  6. ^ Josephus, Antiquities XIV.I.4. (14.14)
  7. ^ Lehmann, Clayton Miles (Summer 1998). "Palestine: History: 135–337: Syria Palaestina and the Tetrarchy". The On-line Encyclopedia of the Roman Provinces. University of South Dakota. Archived from the original on 2009-08-11. Retrieved 2014-08-24.
  8. ^ Rabbi Judah the Prince, The Mishnah (ed. Herbert Danby, Oxford University Press: Oxford 1933, s.v. Tractate Sheviit 9:2.
  9. ^ Epiphanius’ Treatise on Weights and Measures: The Syriac Version, Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization (SAOC), page 30, line 54c
  10. ^ p. 1
  11. ^ Salmon, Thomas (1744). Modern History Or the Present State of All Nations. T. Longman. p. 461.