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


Roman Sites in Libya


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


(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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