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ΠΑΜΦΥΛΙΑ/Πέργη (Perge) The Hellenistic Gate consists of two towers with circular basis, built of hewn stones, standing on both sides of the city gate.The structure was erected in the Hellenistic period. In 120-122 AD Plancia Magna funded the reconstruction of its inner, horseshoe-shaped courtyard. The walls were covered with marble blocks and a two-stories colonnade in Corinthian order was added. The niches held the statues of Perge's legendary founders, Mopsos and Calchas.

ΠΑΜΦΥΛΙΑ/Πέργη (Perge) The Hellenistic Gate consists of two towers with circular basis, built of hewn stones, standing on both sides of the city gate.The structure was erected in the Hellenistic period. In 120-122 AD Plancia Magna funded the reconstruction of its inner, horseshoe-shaped courtyard. The walls were covered with marble blocks and a two-stories colonnade in Corinthian order was added. The niches held the statues of Perge's legendary founders, Mopsos and Calchas.

An Introduction To The Ancient City Of Jerusalem - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Photography Blog

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Hadrian’s Gate Palmyra became a metropolis with ‘free’ status under the Roman emperor Hadrian (117 to 138 CE), who visited the city in 129 CE Photograph: imageBroker/Rex Shutterstock

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Reconstruction of Ancient Priene (by Ancient History Magazine/ Karwansaray Publishers) - Reconstruction of the ancient Greek city of Priene, in Ionia . Illustration by Roco Espin.

Reconstruction of Ancient Priene (by Ancient History Magazine/ Karwansaray Publishers) - Reconstruction of the ancient Greek city of Priene, in Ionia . Illustration by Roco Espin.