GERASA, JORDAN<br />THE ROMAN MONUMENTS<br />1st-2nd century AD<br />
Gerasa belonged to the Decapolis, on the eastern frontier of theRoman Empire. The ten cities were grouped together because...
The city plan<br />
Gate/Arch of Hadrian<br />
Gate of Hadrian, 2nd AD<br />
Circus<br />
City Gate (south)<br />
Temple of Zeus<br />
Temple of Zeus and South Theater<br />
City gate, temple of Zeus and forum<br />
Cardomaximus<br />
Cardomaximus and porticus<br />
Cardomaximus and decumanusmeridionalis<br />
Decumanusmeridionalis<br />
Decumanusseptentrionalis, cardomaximus and tetrapylon  on the crossroad<br />
Tetrapylon and north Gate on the cardomaximus<br />
Tholos of the Tetrapylon<br />
Cardomaximus and north gate<br />
North Gate<br />
Macellum<br />
South Theater<br />
Temple of Artemis, propylon<br />
North Theater<br />
Nymphaeum<br />
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Gerasa Jordan

  1. 1. GERASA, JORDAN<br />THE ROMAN MONUMENTS<br />1st-2nd century AD<br />
  2. 2. Gerasa belonged to the Decapolis, on the eastern frontier of theRoman Empire. The ten cities were grouped together because of their language, culture, location, and their “autonomous” political status. The Decapolis cities were centers of Greek and Roman culture.<br />
  3. 3. The city plan<br />
  4. 4. Gate/Arch of Hadrian<br />
  5. 5. Gate of Hadrian, 2nd AD<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. Circus<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10.
  11. 11. City Gate (south)<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Temple of Zeus<br />
  14. 14. Temple of Zeus and South Theater<br />
  15. 15. City gate, temple of Zeus and forum<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Cardomaximus<br />
  19. 19. Cardomaximus and porticus<br />
  20. 20. Cardomaximus and decumanusmeridionalis<br />
  21. 21. Decumanusmeridionalis<br />
  22. 22. Decumanusseptentrionalis, cardomaximus and tetrapylon on the crossroad<br />
  23. 23. Tetrapylon and north Gate on the cardomaximus<br />
  24. 24. Tholos of the Tetrapylon<br />
  25. 25. Cardomaximus and north gate<br />
  26. 26. North Gate<br />
  27. 27. Macellum<br />
  28. 28. South Theater<br />
  29. 29.
  30. 30. Temple of Artemis, propylon<br />
  31. 31.
  32. 32. North Theater<br />
  33. 33.
  34. 34.
  35. 35. Nymphaeum<br />

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