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Amphitheater of Pompeii

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 10, 2020 04:01 PM History
The Amphitheater of Pompeii is the earliest known surviving example of a Roman amphitheater. It was built between 80 and 70 B.C.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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The amphitheater was built ca. 80 BC by the duovirs Quinctius Valgus and Marcus Porcius.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Amphitheater of Pompeii: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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