Byzantine Fortress of Petra Justiniana, Georgia

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Carole Raddato
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published on 30 November 2023
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The interior of the Byzantine fortress of Petra Justiniana on the Black Sea in modern-day Georgia near Batumi. As the name suggests, it was built by Emperor Justinian I in 535 CE. The interior of the fortress includes the ruins of a Byzantine basilica, two bathhouses, and economic buildings surrounded by a fortified wall and towers.

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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, November 30). Byzantine Fortress of Petra Justiniana, Georgia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18203/byzantine-fortress-of-petra-justiniana-georgia/

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Raddato, Carole. "Byzantine Fortress of Petra Justiniana, Georgia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 30, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18203/byzantine-fortress-of-petra-justiniana-georgia/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Byzantine Fortress of Petra Justiniana, Georgia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Nov 2023. Web. 24 Feb 2024.

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