Oct 1, 2008

Cities of the Roman World


the furthest extent of the Roman Empire, was under Trajan (116 AD)

Roman sites in Tunisia

Carthage, Tunisia by the Sea




El Jem



Sbeitla


Roman Sites in Libya

Cyrene



Arch honoring
Roman emperor Lucius Septimius Severus (AD 146-211)





Puno-Hellenistic Mausoleum of Bes



Volubilis, Morocco



Gorgon's Head
symbol of Minerva
from the temple pediment
(note the snakes in his beard)


Bath, England


the Roman amphitheatre at Caerleon, Wales


Roman City of Isca (Caerleon, Wales)


Roman theater


Alexandria, Egypt


Salamis, Cyprus



ancient Palmyra in early morning light


Palmyra, Syria


a Roman city


Jerash, Jordan


Temple of Bacchus
(dedicated to Venus/Astarte)


Baalbek, Lebanon


Butrint archeological site


Butrint, Albania


Roman theatre


Byblos, Lebanon


Library of Celsus, Ephesus



Ephesus, Turkey


Pergamum

(much of the temple is in the museum in Berlin)



Pergamum, Turkey


ruins of the city of Pompeii



Pompeii, Italy


Roman Arles


Arles, France


Columns along Roman main street, Tyre, Lebanon


Tyre, Lebanon


Arena in Pula, Istria


Pula, Croatia


Diocletian's Palace next to his Mausoleum, Split, Croatia


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