Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה, Standard Yehuda Tiberian, Arabic: يهودية, Yahudia, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA) is the biblical name of the mountainous southern West Bank. The name originates from the biblical tribe of Judah and associated Kingdom of Judah, which the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia dated from 934 until 586 BCE. The name of the region continued to be incorporated through the Babylonian conquest, Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman periods
The Historicity of Jesus | EarlyChristianHistory.info
Sceptic scholar Bart Ehrman defends the historicity of Jesus before his fellow sceptics. The fact is that Ehrman represents the view of majority of serious scholars, both sceptic and believer scholars.