Delphi: Theater: View of orchestra

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Description

The hillside location gives spectators a view of the entire sanctuary and the valley below.

The ancient theatre at Delphi was built further up the hill from the Temple of Apollo giving spectators a view of the entire sanctuary and the valley below. It was originally built in the 4th century BCE but was remodeled on several occasions since. Its 35 rows can seat 5,000 spectators.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Theater of Delphi

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Theaters

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Greek (ancient)

  • Classical

Place of Creation
  • +38.483333+22.5

  • Delphi, Central Greece and Euboea, Greece: Sanctuary of Apollo

  • Delphi

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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