The ancient Greco-Roman city of Gadara, a member of the Decapolis, is located in modern Umm Qais, Jordan. Gadara is mentioned in the Bible as the site where Jesus cast out demons and sent them into pigs.

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Go Historic ID
318915
Names
Gadara
Ancient Gadara
Umm Qais
Umm Qays
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Ancient Gadara - Umm Qais, Jordan