During this period some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch.
When the brothers realised this they took him down to Caesarea  centurion in what was called the Italian Regiment.
He was a deeply religious man who reverenced God, as did all his household.
He made many charitable gifts to the people and was a real man of prayer. This Antioch was known as "Queen of the East", capital of the province of Syria, and the third largest city in the Roman Empire after Rome and Alexandria.
With a population of over half a million people, it was located on the River Orontes, and a junction of trade routes between East and West.
Barnabas, however, took him by the hand and introduced him to the apostles, and explained to them how he had seen the Lord on his journey, and how the Lord had spoken to him.
He further explained how Saul had spoken in Damascus with the utmost boldness in the name of Jesus.- Capital of Cilicia in Asia Minor, and Paul's home.A Greek-speaking, Roman province in south-eastern Asia Minor, an important city and major centre of learning."The Pearl of the East", an ancient and important city of Syria, standing at over 2,000 feet in a large oasis.One of the city-states of The Decapolis, and a great centre of trade.After that Saul joined with them in all their activities in Jerusalem, preaching fearlessly in the name of the Lord.