Roman Judea   [59 x 35 cm]

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Embroidery: Jan Chalmers UK

Sponsored by: Chalmers Family UK

The Roman conquest of Judea in 63 BCE was solidified when Herod was appointed King of Judea. In 132 CE, the Roman Emperor Hadrian joined Judea and Galilee to form Syria Palaestina, so reviving the ancient name of Philistia, combining it with that of the neighbouring province of Syria.

Era: Roman Period (63 BCE—325 CE)

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