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Leptis Magna



Leptis Magna
Introduction

1. Arch of Septimus Severus

2. The Theatre

3. Hadrianic Baths

4. Via Trionfale

5. Market

6. Severan Basilica

7. The Old Forum

8. Amphitheatre; Circus
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LEPTIS MAGNA
Severan Basilica

Leptis Magna, Libya / Severan Basilica


Leptis Magna, Libya / Severan Basilica


The Severan Basilica is 92 metres long, and 40 metres wide. It was built as a judicial basilica, and it has two apses at either end.
In the 6th century, it was converted into a church by the command of Byzantine emperor, Justinian 1.




By Tore Kjeilen