The House of Dionysus and the Four Seasons on the Decumanus Maximus in Volubilis, Northern Morocco, with its floor mosaic of Dionysus discovering Ariadne asleep, 3rd century AD. Volubilis was founded in the 3rd century BC by the Phoenicians and was a Roman settlement from the 1st century AD. Volubilis was a thriving Roman olive growing town until 280 AD and was settled until the 11th century. The buildings were largely destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century and have since been excavated and partly restored. Volubilis was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The House of Dionysus and the Four Seasons on the Decumanus Maximus in Volubilis, Northern Morocco, with its floor mosaic of Dionysus discovering Ariadne asleep, 3rd century AD. Volubilis was founded in the 3rd century BC by the Phoenicians and was a Roman settlement from the 1st century AD. Volubilis was a thriving Roman olive growing town until 280 AD and was settled until the 11th century. The buildings were largely destroyed by an earthquake in the 18th century and have since been...
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