The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa

Illustration

Carole Raddato
by
published on 05 March 2018
Send to Google Classroom:
The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa

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.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2018, March 05). The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/8250/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 05, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/8250/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Oval Forum and Cardo Maximus of Gerasa." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Mar 2018. Web. 08 Aug 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate