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Ancient Theater of Epidaurus - Architecture & Acoustics Perfection - created by MenelaosP


Ancient Theater of Epidaurus - Architecture & Acoustics Perfection
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In a canyon, in 340 BC, an Argos architect Polykleitos the Younger, built, according to Pausanias, the theatre of Epidaurus.

Among all the ancient theatres, Epidaurus theatre is the most beautiful and best preserved. Destined for the fun of the patients of Asklipieio, it had a capacity of 13,000 spectators. It was divided into two parts: A 21-rows of seats part, aimed for the citizens and a 34-rows of seats part aimed for the priests and rulers. The superb acoustics as well as the very well preserved construction, contributed to the creation of Epidaurus Festival S.A (3 years and 167 days ago)

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Ancient Columns - created by lonna91


Ancient Columns
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Stone statues - created by angrybeaver


Stone statues
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Ancient Scythian stone statues ("babas")in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine (5 years and 292 days ago)

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Nice detail in the stones

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Dressing No More - created by rturnbow


Dressing No More
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(5 years and 310 days ago)

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Old father time - created by Skysnapper


Old father time
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