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Gerasa [anc. Antioch-on-the-Chrysorrhoas; now Jerash]locked

  • M. Rautmann
  •  and J. M. C. Bowsher

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Ancient city in Jordan, set in the hills of Gilead c. 45 km north of Amman. It flourished from the 2nd century bc to the 7th century ad; the site is in the modern town of Jerash. Founded by Antiochos IV of Syria (reg...

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