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Eastern Provinces of Rome
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Regions of the Near East under Roman control, which began with the campaigns of Pompey the Great during the mid-60s bc and continued through aggressive imperial expansion into former Seleucid territory. In the second century ad, Rome’s eastern provinces included Syria, Judaea, Arabia, Armenia, Assyria and Mesopotamia.
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Rome, Provinces of, Eastern
Rome, Provinces of, Eastern Regions of the Near East under Roman control, which began with the campaigns of Pompey the Great during the mid-60s bc and continued through aggressive imperial expansion into former Seleucid territory. In the second century ad, Rome’s eastern provinces included Syria, Judaea,
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Rome (Eastern Provinces)
ROME (EASTERN PROVINCES)the province of asia In 133 bc Attalus III of Pergamon bequeathed his kingdom to the Roman people, and it was made a provincia by M. Aquilius. Asia was a rich country, with its own natural resources, agriculture and industry; it was, furthermore, a center for trade between the
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Roman East
ROMAN EASTBy 200 b.c., Rome had emerged as the dominant power in the western Mediterranean and began to play a larger role in Eastern affairs as well. At that time, the Hellenistic world consisted of a network of states and city-states in a tenuous balance of power. Aggression by one ruler or state