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Summary

Arch of Hadrian at Gerasa

Class:

  • Building (other)
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Gerasa [JO]

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

Museum Gerash

Museum Gerash

Hippodrome Gerasa

Hippodrome Gerasa

Gerasa, South Bridge

South Bridge of Jerash.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Emperor Hadrian visited Jerash in AD 129-130. The triumphal arch (or Arch of Hadrian) was built to celebrate his visit. 

De Triomfboog van Hadrianus is mogelijk opgetrokken is ter gelegenheid van het bezoek van keizer Hadrianus aan de stad in 129-130.