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Gerasa and the Decapolis A Millennium of Prosperity in Northwest Jordan (Duckworth Debates in Archaeology) by David Kennedy

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Published by Duckworth Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Social history,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Syria,
  • Archaeology,
  • History / Ancient History,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Sociology - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7833669M
ISBN 100715635670
ISBN 109780715635674

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Nov 20,  · About Gerasa and the Decapolis During the Long Classical Millennium (fourth century BC to eighth century AD), Northwest Jordan was part of two worlds, looking west to the Mediterranean as well as east towards the Arabian desert. It was not only a collection of distinctive micro-regions but a 'virtual island', isolated by geography on all sides. Download Gerasa And The Decapolis in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Gerasa And The Decapolis Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. gerasa-and-the-decapolis – Search Results – Unquote Books. Download PDF Gerasa And The Decapolis book full free. Gerasa And The Decapolis available for download and read online in other formats. Mar 22,  · About Gerasa and the Decapolis During the Long Classical Millennium (fourth century BC to eighth century AD), Northwest Jordan was part of two worlds, looking west to the Mediterranean as well as east towards the Arabian desert. It was not only a collection of distinctive micro-regions but a 'virtual island', isolated by geography on all sides.

David Kennedy is Professorial Fellow in Roman Archaeology and History, University of Western Australia. He is the author or editor of nine books, most recently The Roman Army in Jordan, 2nd ed. () and (with R. Bewley) Ancient Jordan from the Air, Since he has been engaged in a programme of active aerial archaeology in Jordan. During the Long Classical Millennium (fourth century BC to eighth century AD), Northwest Jordan was part of two worlds, looking west to the Mediterranean as well as east towards the Arabian desert. It was not only a collection of distinctive micro-regions but a 'virtual island', isolated by geography on all sides. Here one finds historical and archaeological data of an intensity and quality. GERASA AND THE DECAPOLIS Download Gerasa And The Decapolis ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to GERASA AND THE DECAPOLIS book pdf for free now. Ptolemy says Gerasa was a city in Coele-Syria, thirty-five travel m. from Pella. Pliny described it as a city of the Decapolis founded after the Rom. conquest of Syria in 65 b.c. Josephus mentions it with Pella and Golan as being taken by storm during Alexander Jannaeus’ campaign E of the Jordan in about 83 b.c. (Jos. War I. iv. 8). In his description of the boundaries of Perea, Josephus mentions Gerasa as one of .

gerasa and the decapolis Download gerasa and the decapolis or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get gerasa and the decapolis book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The biblical city of Gerasa is known today as Jerash. Gerasa was one of the cities of the Roman Decapolis and is one of the best preserved cities of the Decapolis. The high point of Gerasa was in the 2nd century, when it had a population of 20,, Most of the ruins are from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Home / Books / Non-Fiction / History / Ancient & Medieval History / (ebook) Gerasa and the Decapolis Locations where this product is available This item is not currently in stock in Dymocks stores - contact your local store to order. Gerasa, one of the cities of Decapolis and the capital of the country of the Gerasenes, lay around 37 miles/60 kilometres away from the Sea of Galilee in what is today the city of Jerash in Jordan. The country of the Gerasenes did not reach the Sea of Galilee (an important point that we’ll get to in a bit).