The Synagogue at Sardis

 The synagogue at Sardis, Archaeological Exploration of Sardis.

The synagogue at Sardis, occupying the southeastern wing of the bath-gymnasium complex (the two-story structure in the background). The synagogue was in use from the fourth century until the seventh century. It is the largest ancient synagogue outside Palestine


Another name often used for the area of Israel and Judah, derived from the Latin term for the Roman province of Palaestina; ultimately, the name derives from the name of the Philistine people.

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