Trajan survived and escaped with only minor injuries but was forced to take shelter in the circus as the aftershocks continued for several days (see an aerial photo of circus of Antioch here). Ez a jelzés csupán a megfogalmazás eredetét jelzi, nem szolgál a cikkben szereplő információk forrásmegjelöléseként. Here then is a prime example of hubris getting the better of knowledge. [5] He describes Antioch at that time as crowded with soldiers and many civilians that had travelled from all parts of the empire, because Trajan was wintering there. On December 13th, 115, the city of Antioch in the Roman province of Syria, modern Antakya in Turkey, was rocked by an extremely intense earthquake that caused widespread devastation and high loss of life in the region, destroying not only Antioch, but also the nearby city of Apamea, and inflicting significant damage upon Beirut as well. 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In his Roman History (Book LXVIII), he described how Antioch was crowded at the time of the earthquake due to the emperor Trajan overwintering within the city. Antioch eventually rivaled Alexandria as the chief city of the Near East and played a particularly strong role in the late Empire. In 115 Roman Emperor Trajan was at war with Parthia. See "Terms of Service" link for more information. 115 Antioch earthquake. Ez a szócikk részben vagy egészben a(z) 115 Antioch earthquake című angol Wikipédia-szócikk Az eredeti cikk szerkesztőit annak laptörténete sorolja fel. After just four centuries from the previous large quake we are back to Antioch and another massive earthquake which devastated the region. About 1,900 years ago, in 115 AD, a major earthquake in Antioch killed around 200,000 people. It occurred on 13 December 115 AD with an estimated magnitude of 7.5. On December 13, 115 CE an unusually strong earthquake took place in Antioch, which caused enormous damage to the Roman province. Like his predecessor, Hadrian improved the water supply to Antioch. One year and eight months after the earthquake, on August 11 of 117 CE, Hadrian was proclaimed emperor by the army in Antioch. It shows the goddess, crowned with towers, seated on a rock, symbolic of Mount Silpius, with her feet resting on the river Orontes, depicted as a swimming youth. [8], The restoration of Antioch was started by Trajan but seems to have been completed by Hadrian. Vergilianus was killed early in his tenure by an earthquake in Antioch. The ancient city stood on … The origin of the reported death toll of 260,000 is uncertain, as it only appears in catalogues of about the last hundred years. It struck during late May, probably between 20–29 May, at mid-morning, killing approximately 250,000 people. In 115 Roman Emperor Trajan was at war with Parthia. Since the 6km long aqueduct running between Daphne’s springs and Antioch was seriously damaged, Trajan began the construction of a new aqueduct or repaired an existing one he had built earlier (see an image showing the masonry on the aqueduct of Trajan here). Now in the Louvre, Paris. But there are some others that need to be considered. In the year 115, Antioch suffered one of its most violent earthquakes that almost took the life of Trajan and Hadrian who were wintering in the city during the conquest of Mesopotamia (read more here). Fordítás. Antioch and surrounding areas were devastated with a great loss of life and property. Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found. In addition to the completion of the repairs done on the aqueduct, Malalas records the building of a theatron (a theatre-like water reservoir that may have resembled the Hadrianic reservoir at Zaghouan, as suggested by Richard H. Chowen) and a Temple of the Nymphs at the springs of Antioch’s suburb Daphne which contained a great statue of Hadrian. It had an estimated magnitude of 7.5 on the surface wave magnitude scale and an estimated maximum intensity of XI (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. It is currently partly covered by the modern city of Antakya (Turkey). In the year 115 a severe earthquake hit Antioch, and the pagans publicized as the cause the spread of the Christian religion, which had angered the gods. [11], From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. 363 – the Galilee earthquake. 526 AD. The earthquake in the Orontes valley, of an estimated magnitude of 7.5 on the Moment Magnitude scale (MMS), almost totally destroyed Antioch, Daphne and four other ancient cities including Apamea. 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