The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa

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Carole Raddato
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published on 05 March 2018
The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa Download Full Size Image

The Oval Plaza of Gerasa (Jerash, Jordan), built in the beginning of the 2nd century CE to connect the Cardo Maximus with the Sanctuary of Zeus. The colonnades were of Ionic order, with the pillars standing on low blocks.

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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. (2018, March 05). The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8250/the-oval-forum-and-cardo-maximus-of-gerasa/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 05, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8250/the-oval-forum-and-cardo-maximus-of-gerasa/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 05 Mar 2018. Web. 25 Jul 2024.

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