The Gymnasium of Salamis, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato

10 January 2016
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The Gymnasium of Salamis in Cyprus, with its columned palaestra, was built over the ruins of an earlier Hellenistic gymnasium in the 2nd century CE during Trajan and Hadrian's reign after Salamis had been greatly damaged in 116 CE during the Jewish revolt.

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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