Three days after Festus arrived in the province, he went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea.
These events took place during the days of Ahasuerus,who ruled 127 provinces from India to Cush.
On the twenty-third day of the third month (that is, the month Sivan), the royal scribes were summoned. Everything was written exactly as Mordecai ordered for the Jews, to the satraps, the governors, and the officials of the 127 provinces from India to Cush. [The edict was written] for each province in its own script, for each ethnic group in its own language, and to the Jews in their own script and language.
At Daniel's request, the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego to manage the province of Babylon. But Daniel remained at the king's court.
Darius decided to appoint 120 satraps over the kingdom, stationed throughout the realm,
When Pilate heard this, he asked if the man was a Galilean.
He traveled through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches.
Paul said, "I am a Jewish man from Tarsus of Cilicia, a citizen of an important city. Now I ask you, let me speak to the people."