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The Triumphal Arch of the ancient city of Jerash (Gerasa), colonised by the verterans of Alexander the Great in 332BC

The Triumphal Arch built by the locals in 120AD in honour of the visit of Emporer Hadrian

The Triumphal Arch

The Triumphal Arch

The walls of the Hippodrome

The walls of the Hippodrome

The walls of the Hippodrome

Inside the Hippodrome

A wall surrounding the sacred area in front of the Temple of Zeus

The oval Forum

The Temple of Zeus and the South Theatre beyond

The Temple of Zeus

The Temple of Zeus

The oval Forum looking onto the Cardo Maximus

The Temple of Zeus

The Temple of Zeus

The South Theatre

The South Theatre

The South Theatre - locals put on a show

The South Theatre

The South Theatre

The South Theatre

The Cardo, or Colonnaded Street

The Church of St Cosmas and St Damian, built during the Byzantine times

The Church of St Cosmas and St Damian, built during the Byzantine times

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

A view of the current city from the Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis

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The North Theatre, built 164AD

The North Theatre, built 164AD

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The Cardo Maximus, or Colonnaded Street

The Cardo Maximus, or Colonnaded Street

The entrance to the Temple of Artemis, the Propylaea

The entrance to the Temple of Artemis, the Propylaea

The intricate stonework found lying around

The Nymphaeum, built 190AD

The Nymphaeum, built 190AD

The Nymphaeum, built 190AD

The Cathedral

The Colonnaded Street

The Colonnaded Street

Examples of the stone work

Examples of the stone work

The Colonnaded Street

The Colonnaded Street

The South Tetrakionia, The Circular Forum

The Colonnaded Street

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

Some wildflowers growing amongst the ruins

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