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Carole Raddato
published on 12 December 2022

The trapezoidal paved forum (37 x 34 m) of Banasa (also Iulia Valentia Banasa), an ancient city of the province of Mauretania Tingitana (modern-day Morocco). The forum was lined by porticoes and flanked to the north by a rectangular basilica. To the east was a small apsidal hall, and to the south, a temple with seven cellae fronted by a portico.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2022, December 12). Forum of Banasa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Forum of Banasa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 12, 2022.

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Raddato, Carole. "Forum of Banasa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Dec 2022. Web. 04 Feb 2023.