G for Glanum

Before I visited Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ephesus, Jerash and even Rome (for the second time) I visited Glanum- a little town in the Provence region of France which was once an oppidum (a fortified settlement).

The town has very interesting ruins (although not as large or spectacular as some of the larger sites such as Jerash, Pompeii etc). I visited it at a time when I still had a 4 MP point and shoot, when I didn’t know as much about Roman archaeology so I missed a lot but I still have a few interesting pictures.

From the ruins
From the ruins at Glanum
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Aerial View of Forum at Glanum
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Sacred Spring at Glanum
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Carvings and Rosetes
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11 Comments Add yours

  1. You visit the most beautiful places!

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thank you- I’m extremely fortunate!

  2. oldpoet56 says:

    Reblogged this on Truth Troubles: Why people hate the truths' of the real world and commented:
    Here are some excellent color pictures of Ruins in France of an old Roman fortified outpost. Hope you enjoy this reblog also.

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thanks so much for reblogging this!

  3. Always wanted to visit this place!!!…so much history …Thanks for sharing !
    Divya

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thank you for visiting! Glad you found it interesting!

  4. Photos are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing this wonderful place.

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Thank you for visiting!

  5. Nirmala says:

    Very interesting to learn!

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Glad you found it interesting!

  6. cassmob says:

    I didn’t know about this site. Thank you for sharing.

    @cassmob from
    Family History Across The Seas

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