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The Gordian Palace

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Brandon Wilson
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Jul 12, 2021 10:25 AM History
A large Roman Peristyle House with interior gardens, pools, and baths.

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garden, hortus, townhouse, architectural complex, piscina (pool, Roman), bath, spa


The so-called "Gordian Palace" is on the Decumanus Maximus. This is the largest building of the city and is often interpreted as an official residence. The 74-room complex was rebuilt during the reign of Gordian III in the mid-3rd century, combining what had been two, separate houses.

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Brandon Wilson, and Jeffrey Becker, 'The Gordian Palace: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 22 February 2024]

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