The podium of the temple of Rome and Augustus
10 BCE.
The area of temples. View from the sea.
Caesarea Photo by Olga Lyubimova

The podium of the temple of Rome and Augustus.

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

Caesarea

Description:
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.
Credits:
(ńń) 2008. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: J. Porath. “Natsionalny park Caesarea”.
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History of Ancient Rome