Roman Jerusalem—Hadrian's Aelia Capitolina
Lecture no. 32 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Roman emperor Hadrian rebuilt Jerusalem as the pagan city Aelia Capitolina. Witness the results of his rule, including the iconic Damascus Gate, a towering statue of Hadrian, and two public forums built at the northern and western ends of the city.