Floor mosaic of Gadoron (Gadora of Peraea) from the border of the cities mosaic in the nave of the Church of the Acropolis at Ma'in, Jordan, built 719-20, which forms part of the Archeological Park of Madaba. This section of the mosaic depicts vignettes of fifteen bishopric cities in the Holy Land on the East and West banks of the Jordan river, with their names in Greek. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Floor mosaic of Gadoron (Gadora of Peraea) from the border of the cities mosaic in the nave of the Church of the Acropolis at Ma'in, Jordan, built 719-20, which forms part of the Archeological Park of Madaba. This section of the mosaic depicts vignettes of fifteen bishopric cities in the Holy Land on the East and West banks of the Jordan river, with their names in Greek. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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