Bab Amman - The triumphal Arch

This arch was erected and dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian on the occasion of his visit to the city in A-D. 129/130. An inscription recording the event was built into the gate on the side facing the city, the name of the person who dedicated it, Flavius Agrippa, is also recorded, and the ancient name of the city, Antioch on the Chrysorrhoas.


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