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Gerasa (Jerash) - The Arch of Hadrian

The Arch of Hadrian was built to honor the visit of emperor Hadrian to Garasa in 129/130 AD. 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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