Shahba

Shahba

Shahba, known in Late Antiquity as Philippopolis, is a city located south of Damascus in As-Suwayda Governorate of Syria. The city had been the native hamlet of the Roman emperor Philip the Arab in the 3rd century AD.

Site Information

Country: Syria

District: As-Suwayda Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 3rd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Roman Monuments

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