Aqueduct, Agora of New Smyrna

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Ronnie Jones III
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published on 08 March 2016
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The present structures in New Smyrna's agora date from after 178 CE when an earthquake destroyed the earlier agora. This was not mainly a commercial agora, but rather functioned for stately matters. This lower level had many different functions. The entire agora is multiple levels so some parts were shops, some areas were aqueducts (as pictured here), and passageways to the street below.

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Ronnie Jones III
In university Ronnie concentrated his studies on the Greco-Roman world while writing his senior thesis on the Reformation. He has studied Koine Greek and Hebrew at the masters level, and is currently studying Turkish.

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III, R. J. (2016, March 08). Aqueduct, Agora of New Smyrna. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4614/aqueduct-agora-of-new-smyrna/

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III, Ronnie Jones. "Aqueduct, Agora of New Smyrna." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 08, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4614/aqueduct-agora-of-new-smyrna/.

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III, Ronnie Jones. "Aqueduct, Agora of New Smyrna." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Mar 2016. Web. 15 Jul 2024.

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