The 10 Eye-Popping Gorgeous Roman Theatres
Roman theaters were built in Spain over the Middle East region. Some 200 Roman theater still standing today. He has never memoirs of one of the greatest empire,
collapsed after hundreds of years. Here we bring you 10 classical Roman Theatre eye poppingly beautiful!
10. Arles Amphitheatre
The UNESCO World Heritage site, Arles The Amphitheatre was built around 90 AD. Arles, the city was used for entertainment purpose like thrived and amphitheater death of chariot races and hand to hand fighting during Roman times. Inspired by the Colosseum, the place was used for the re-enactment scenes of sword-wielding combat and hunting. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the amphitheater was occupied by the local population, and was turned into a fortress. Amphitheatre of Arles in the 20th century was used for bullfighting.
9. Leptis Magna Amphitheater
Also known as the Magna Lepcis or Lectis Magna, it Khoms, located in Libya. A group of local Berber city (an ethnic group was constructed in 1000 BC by indigenous) North Africa and the 146 became part of the Roman Empire after Christ. Under the Romans the city flourish after a time in full glory, but for some reason or another city abandoned in 523 AD and was swallowed by the desert. After the sand under tons this year, the ruins of Khoms is very well preserved. The theater has a capacity to hold 16,000 spectators.
8. Flavian Amphitheater (Pozzuoli)
This Flavian amphitheater is the largest Roman amphitheater in Italy. Actually I believe that architects and historians such as the Colosseum amphitheater. Can seat around 20,000 people. There was once a land of aggression in the field and one can still find the gear to be raised on the floor below the cages. Outside, the building was later stripped of the amphitheater used for other things were covered by stones. Fortunately the interior was not touched.
7. Arena of Nîmes
Built around AD 70, the type, is located in the city of France. 34 rows of seats, the seating capacity of 16,300 spectators. The turbulent years, providing shelter to hundreds of people and settle up with the amphitheater circle. They lived there until the eighteenth century, it will be taken down and type of the building when it was decided to restore it to its former glory. I like the movie or music videos, music concerts and shows hosted WWE house is used for different purposes.
6. Uthina Amphitheatre
Amphitheater Uthina, is located in a small town in northern Tunisia. Although the city no longer exists, its glorious past in the ruins of a basilica, a castle, remains in a groove, HUD, a theater, an amphitheater on the account have been found in various texts, one of which is the Romans called the city. To the amphitheater, Uthinanians 16,000 spectators had dug a hill flat, sloping seat as it can hold. Is also found in a basement located under the main field and a number of vaults and rooms.
5. Pula Arena
Located in Pula, Croatia amphitheater today the most well-preserved of Roman architecture. It still stand with four side towers and three Roman architectural orders amphitheater. Built between 27 BC - 68 AD Arena is an ancient monument in Croatia and is found on the back of 10 Croatian Kuna banknotes. With a total of 15 gates, the space can seat 23,000 spectators. In the 5th century the Emperor Honorius prohibited gladiatorial contests, locals started looting stones causing damage in the field. Today Pula field is used to hold concerts.
4. Amphitheatre of Pompeii
Count the Amphitheatre, Pompeii is an ancient Roman amphitheater was built in 80 BC. The construction of the stone amphitheater known (she was built from wood). Used the money came from private funding, and in contemporary times, stage name was 'excellent'. Amphitheater was well designed and works to improve the design of modern stadiums today. Historians 59 was the result of clashes between Nucerians CE ban on sword-wielding 10-year Pompeians theater events that we shared. The Amphitheatre is used for concerts and other events of Pompeii.
3. Amphitheater of El Djem
El Popular amphitheater sometimes incorrectly called Colosseum. Located in a small town in Tunisia, Amphitheater also called "Thysdrus Roman amphitheater" because it was built by the Emperor on Thysdrus, the Gordian. He committed suicide after a failed uprising against soldiers and destroyed most of the village. Built in the early 3rd century, the amphitheater was built has not been completed. In the 17th century, some were used to build the village of El-free and some for the construction of the Great Mosque in Kairouan ,. Stone In 1979 El Popular amphitheater was declared a World Heritage Site.
2. Verona Arena
Verona, located in Italy, Verona arena was mainly massive build something that is observed today as well as opera performances. It was built in the 1st century. Fans came from open spaces to enjoy under performance. With a seating capacity of 30,000 spectators, Verona Arena today one of the most well preserved ancient structures. A deadly earthquake rocks again using Arena as its outer ring which to build other buildings in 1117, was damaged. Place Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi, Giuseppe di Stefano, etc. and the like Puccini and Mascagni saw several notable performances by legendary musicians such as opera singer
Also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre or the Coliseum (Flavian dynasty built in the period), it is an oval-shaped amphitheater located in the city of Rome, Italy. Built in 70-80 AD, it is one of the concrete structure is the largest amphitheater ever built and a brilliant success of ancient engineering. Between 50,000 and 80,000 people in the Colosseum had a seating capacity of an object. Mock battles seat stadium over the years, re-enactment of famous battles, classical mythology, death, plays a sword-wielding champion and encourage other public spectacles were used to show. One of the most famous symbols of Imperial Rome, Colosseum was partially damaged by the earthquake in the 21st century.