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Yerash photos 1998


Jordan facts & history in brief


is an old Roman city.
It was buried under sand for centuries until it was rediscovered in the early 19th century.
It wasn't until the late 1920 that excavations started.
The site have been occupied since Neolithic times, but most of it was built by soldiers of Alexander the Great.
During Roman times the town was rebuilt and prospered.
Jesus may have passed through the town on the way to Jerusalem.
The Mongols, Persians, Arabs, Crusaders and Turks fought over the city and was abandoned.
There's an very large Forum, a Temple of Zeus, Nymphaeum, Temple of Artemis, the triple arched gateway (Was built to Hadrian's visit to the city), etc.

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