Caesarea was Roman capital of.  Fall of Assyria and ascendancy of Egypt delivered.  Jewish consciousness originated in southern clan of Judah.  Judah put under tribute by Egypt.  Judahites always sought to defame Ephraimites.  Judas was the only apostle from.  Judeans less willing to believe gospel.  Most difficult Roman province to govern.  Mostly non-Hebrew.  Wars with Israel. 
See also: UB 142:8.