Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki, Greece – Heroes Of Adventure

Arch of Galerius, Thessaloniki, Greece

The best known monument of Thessaloniki with the White Tower, one of the charaktiristikotera of late antiquity, when Thessaloniki became the capital of the Caesar Galerius, is the arch or triumphal arch of Galerius, known today Kamara. It is in its original form for a oktapylo with four massive central pillars, 4 the secondary side, and as many bows low spheroidal dome. Nowadays two main pillars and a secondary, associated with brick arch. From the narratives of events in relief plaques concluded that the arch was built in 305 AD after the final victory of the Emperor Galerius against the Persians.

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