Halabiye

Halabiye is an archaeological site on the right bank of the Euphrates in Deir ez-Zor Governorate, Syria. Halabiye was fortified in the 3rd century CE by Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra, after whom the site was named in antiquity. After her revolt against the Roman Empire in 273, Halabiye was captured by the Romans and subsequently refortified as part of the Limes Arabicus. The site occupies an area of 12 hectares (30 acres), protected by massive city walls and a citadel on top of a hill. Remains of two churches, a public bath complex and two streets have been excavated. These all date to the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, who refortified the city in the 6th century CE – Wikipedia

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