Cyrrhus

Cyrrhus

Cyrrhus, also knows as Nebi Huri, located in northern Syria, was an ancient city founded by Seleucus Nicator, one of Alexander the Great's generals. In the 1st century AD, the city had become a Roman administrative, military and commercial center. The well-preserved Roman amphitheater is among the notable ruins.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: Aleppo Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Hellenistic

Later Cultures: Roman + Byzantine

Site Features: Hellenistic & Roman & Byzantine Monuments

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