Saturday, September 11, 2010

"Roman Gate", Perge

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This so-called "Roman Gate" at Perge was probably built in the 3rd century AD right in front of a monumental Hellenistic Gate. An additional line of fortifications built to the South was seemingly designed to protect the expanded territory of the city. Meanwhile the Roman fortifications were far from formidable and were probably only created for effect.

Ref. Nossov, "Greek Fortifications ---"

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