The podium of the temple of Rome and Augustus.

10 BCE.
The area of temples. View from the sea.


It the reign of king Herod a raised foundation (“podium”) was built and a magnificent temple in honour of Rome and Augustus was constructed on it. An octagonal church was built here in the Byzantine period, a large mosque in the Arabian period, and a cathedral in the epoche of the Crusaders.
(ńń) 2008. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: J. Porath. “Natsionalny park Caesarea”.
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History of Ancient Rome