Bosra, Bishop's Palace: Overall view



This building, known today as the Bishop’s Palace, formerly was called Trajan’s Palace. The alternating niches shown along the facade are the remains of the outer enclosure of the Nabataean temple, possibly dedicated to Dushares. This wall was incorporated into the east wall of the Bishop’s Palace in the sixth century.


Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Saints Sergius, Bacchus and Leontus Cathedral

  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Architecture

  • Cathedrals

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Byzantine

Place of Creation
  • +32.520358+36.484634

  • Busra ash Sham, Dara, Syria

  • Busra ash Sham

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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