Cardo Maximus in Tipasa

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Carole Raddato
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published on 31 January 2023
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Like all Roman cities, Tipasa (modern Tipaza in Algeria) was organised around its two main axes: decumanus (main east-west street) and cardo (main south-north street). The Cardo Maximus, descending towards the sea, was paved and bordered by porticoes supported by rows of piers.

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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. (2023, January 31). Cardo Maximus in Tipasa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16962/cardo-maximus-in-tipasa/

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