Red Basilica

The Temple of Serapis in Pergamon (now known as the Red Basilica or the Red Hall) was first constructed as a temple during the Roman period. It was converted and used as a church during late Roman and Byzantine periods, while one of its rotunda was used as a synagogue, and which then continued to be used but as a mosque beginning from 13th century onwards, making  it a noteworthy example of the continuity of use for religious purposes at a particular place.


Pergamon (UNESCO)

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The Byzantine Legacy
Created by David Hendrix Copyright 2016