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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Augustus Band

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(Acts 27:1 .: literally, of Sebaste, the Greek form of Augusta, the name given to Caesarea in honour of Augustus Caesar). Probably this "band" or cohort consisted of Samaritan soldiers belonging to Caesarea.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Augustus Band'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/a/augustus-band.html. 1897.

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