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Large Theater

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 May 31, 2020 05:03 PM History
The so-called "Large Theater" at Pompeii was built in the Greek style during the second century B.C. Its capacity was approximately 5,000 spectators.

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

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