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Hippodrome of Constantinople

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 03, 2016 09:02 AM History
The Hippodrome was the great racetrack of the city of Constantinople and was connected to the no longer extant imperial palace. At about 450 m in length, the Hippodrome once accommodated about 100,000 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, 'Hippodrome of Constantinople: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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