Thursday, 20 April 2006

Ambling around Apollonia


Apollonia (now Sousa) was the port of Cyrene, both founded by settlers from Thera (modern Santorini), and essentially Greek until it was destroyed in the Jewish Revolt of AD 115-117, after which it was partly rebuilt by the Romans, under emperor Hadrian.




2 Comments:

At 21/4/06 18:06, Blogger Green said...

Eye-pop-ping!
Gorgeous!
Makes me want to visit here.
Thanks!

 
At 22/4/06 06:19, Blogger boo said...

my! look at those columns! magnificent.

 

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