|c. 20 BCE||Josephus writes, "he built a wall round that top of the hill, and erected towers at the corners, of a hundred and sixty cubits high; in the middle of which place he built a palace, after a magnificent manner, wherein were large and beautiful edifices".
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|c. 20 BCE||The base of the eastern tower, the largest of the four towers. To the left of the round tower is the entrance to the fortress|
|c. 20 BCE||The lower city is located on the north-west foothills of the fortress. The lower city structures contained offices of the district capital, palace rooms for the visitors and family, Roman garden, and a lake. It extended beyond the modern road, and include another bathhouse and other structures.|
|Latest Update: April 09, 2017|