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Summary

Gerasa (Jerash) - Greek, Roman and Byzantine city named also Antioch-on-the Chrysorrhoas. http://romeartlover.tripod.com/Jerash01.html

Class:

  • City
  • visible
  • Exact location
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Gerasa (Jerash) - Decumanus

Deumanus i.e. an east-west-oriented road in a Roman city or castrum.

Museum Gerash

Museum Gerash

Saint Theodore Church, Gerasa (Jerash)

Vth century church.

South Tetrapylon, Gerasa

Tetrapylon, Gerasa

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Gerasa was inhabited inhabited during the Bronze Age (3200 BC - 1200 BC). However Greeks used to believe that Gerasa was founded by Alexander the Great. Romans annexeted the city and surroundings  to the Province Syria.

Gerasa (Jerash) was één van de belangrijkste Grieks-Romeinse-Byzantijnse steden in het Midden-Oosten. De stad was één van de Dekapolissteden.