Caesarea Expeditions The official website for the
excavations at Caesarea, "combining excavations in the
terrestrial remains of Caesarea with investigations of the
site's ancient harbor." Beautiful photographs
including aerial, candid, and underwater shots of the
excavations. Also includes links to the field
reports from each season of excavations and information
on how to volunteer for the dig.
From Roman City to Crusader Fortress (Israel MFA)
sections highlighting the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, and
Crusader periods in the history of the site.
Includes several pictures alongside relevant text. Copy
of this page at Jewish
(Walking in Their Sandals) Gives easy-to-read
information on the location, biblical significance, etc.
Features links to photographs and on-line scripture
(Christian Travel Study Program) Features
several good pictures with excellent identifying
captions, accompanied by text highlighting interesting
features of the region.
Maritima (BibArch.com) Features informative
links within the text to other relevant articles within
the site and a "words and phrases glossary."
Also offers a "Scripture Summary" section.
Israel Experience) An extension of the Jewish
Virtual Library, this user-friendly page gives a
readable account of the history of the site, along with
a summary of the important archaeological finds, and
modern features of the area.
Maritima (Into His Own) A brief,
encyclopedia-type article with multiple links to
related topics for further study.
Encyclopedia, ChristianAnswers.Net) Interests
the reader with both physically and biblically descriptive
facts, including internal links to related topics.
Maritima (PBS.org) Utilizes information gathered
for a special series on PBS' Frontline on the
rise of Christianity. Text follows the development
of Caesarea throughout the first few centuries.
Maritima in Israel (The Church of Christ in Zion, IL, by
David Padfield) Spotlights "one of the most
important cities in Israel during the time of Christ,"
reviewing its significance in New Testament times and
following historical periods. Also discusses relevant
biblical passages and highlights items of archaeological
interest. Includes links to the author's pictures
throughout the text.
(Crystalinks) Reviews the historical and
archaeological importance of this site with unique attention
to interesting historical details.
Underwater Excavations in Caesarea (University
of Haifa Center for Maritime Studies) A technical article
featuring the archaeological findings in the fascinating
process of underwater excavation.
(Unbound Bible) Briefly highlights the Acts 18
passage which mentions the city and the importance
of the seaport in Roman times. No pictures.
Caesarea Maritima (Personal Page) An
extremely detailed page with a click-able map which takes
you to primary sources, pictures, and links pertaining to
various parts of the city. Offers opportunity for
fairly extensive research on this site.
Page) Limited text, but site features several excellent
Page, Journeys of Paul) Offers a brief glimpse of
Caesarea in the context of Paul's third missionary journey.
is Underwater Archaeology? (Nordic Underwater
Archaeology) Introduces the concept of underwater
archaeology for those more interested in the methods being
used in Caesarea.