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Gerasa/Antiochia ad Chrysorhoam

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 19, 2020 11:33 AM History
Gerasa became a substantial center under Antiochos IV Epiphanes, at which time it became known as Antioch on the Chrysorhoas. It became part of the territory of Iudaea and in 63 B.C. Pompeius Magnus made it part of the Decapolis. It received the status of a Roman colony in the third century.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

32.2788645, 35.891768

urban area, settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 C5 Gerasa/Antiochia ad Chrysorhoam

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Jerash JOR

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, DARMC, R. Talbert, and Jonathan Fu, 'Gerasa/Antiochia ad Chrysorhoam: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 19 September 2020]

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