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Emporiae (Ampurias)



Emporiae (Greek: ᾽Εμπόριον, "port of trade"): Graeco-Roman settlement in northeastern Spain, modern Ampurias.
 
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Southern gate of the Greek town, second century BCE. Photo Jan van Vliet. The Serapeum in the Neapolis, Roman period. Photo Jan van Vliet. Temple of Asclepius. Photo Jan van Vliet. Cistern in the Neapolis, Roman period. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Southern gate of the Greek town, second century BCE The Serapeum in the Neapolis, first century BCE Temple of Asclepius Cistern in the Neapolis, Roman period
Sewer in the Neapolis. Photo Jan van Vliet. Cistern in the Macellum. Photo Jan van Vliet. Filters. Photo Jan van Vliet. House of the Peristyle. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Sewer in the Neapolis Cistern in the Macellum Filters House of the Peristyle (second century BCE)
Altar with themes from the cult of Asclepius; House 2B, first century CE. Photo Jan van Vliet. Altar with themes from the cult of Asclepius; House 2B, first century CE. Photo Jan van Vliet. Mosaic showing a scene from Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis. Photo Jan van Vliet. Mosaic showing an actor's mask. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Altar with themes from the cult of Asclepius; House 2B, first century CE Altar with themes from the cult of Asclepius; House 2B, first century CE Mosaic showing a scene from Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis Mosaic showing an actor's mask
Southern wall of the Roman city. Photo Jan van Vliet. Roman gate. Photo Jan van Vliet. The Cardo Maximus. Photo Jan van Vliet. Roman wall, detail. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Southern wall of the Roman city Roman gate The Cardo Maximus Roman wall, detail
Vine grower's shed. Photo Jan van Vliet. Roman forum. Photo Jan van Vliet. Northern portico at the Roman forum. Photo Jan van Vliet. Small temple at the forum. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Vine grower's shed Roman forum Northern portico at the forum Small temple at the forum
Roman baths. Photo Jan van Vliet. Mosaic from a Roman house. Photo Jan van Vliet. Mosaic from a Roman house. Photo Jan van Vliet. Amphitheater. Photo Jan van Vliet.
Roman baths Mosaic from a Roman house Mosaic from a Roman house Amphitheater
Latin inscription. Photo Jan van Vliet. Christian shrine. Photo Jan van Vliet. Epitaph of a bishop (?) from the Sta Margarida. Photo Jan van Vliet. The inscription to the left commemorates an important person from the Christian community, probably a bishop, "who enjoyed the spirit that rejoices in Christ, and lived more or less sixty years".
Latin inscription Christian shrine Epitaph from the Sta Margarida
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