Fortress in Libya – level 2

06-07-2017 07:00

People discovered a Roman fortress in the Libyan desert, around 109 kilometres south-west of Benghazi. People call the ruins the ‘Kerdsai Fortress’ and they date back to the 2nd century AD.

An archaeologist explained that the fortress was built over a high hill in the middle of the desert because it was the place of a Roman road.

There is also an ancient palace just one mile from the fortress. Someone built it in a way that archaeologists have never seen before.

Difficult words: AD (Anno Domini – after Christ’s birth), archaeologist (a person who studies human history).

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