Reconstructed section of the Cardo Maximus of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem)

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Carole Raddato
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Reconstructed section of the Cardo Maximus of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem)

Reconstructed southern section of the Cardo Maximus of Jerusalem. Paved and lined with columns, the Cardo Maximus was the main road that ran through the Roman and Byzantine city and also served as the center for the local economy. This portion dates to the time of Emperor Justinian (6th century 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. (2015, March 04). Reconstructed section of the Cardo Maximus of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3685/

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Raddato, Carole. "Reconstructed section of the Cardo Maximus of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 04, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3685/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Reconstructed section of the Cardo Maximus of Aelia Capitolina (Jerusalem)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Mar 2015. Web. 10 Aug 2020.

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