Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 16 March 2019
Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus

The gymnasium of Salamis in Cyprus, with its colonnaded palaestra, was built over the ruins of an earlier Hellenistic gymnasium in the 2nd century CE during the reigns of Trajan and Hadrian after Salamis had been greatly damaged during the Jewish revolt in 116 CE.


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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. (2019, March 16). Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10204/

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Raddato, Carole. "Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10204/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2019. Web. 24 Oct 2019.

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