Category:Theatre of Herodes Atticus

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Odeon of Herodes Atticus 
ancient theater in Athens Acropolis
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Instance of odeon,
archaeological site
Named after
LocationAthens Municipality, Attica Region, Greece
Architectural style
Commissioned by
Heritage designation
  • listed archaeological site in Greece
Authority control
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37° 58′ 15.03″ N, 23° 43′ 28.29″ E

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Odeo di Erode Attico (it); Odéon d'Hérode Atticus (fr); Odeon of Herodes Atticus (en); Одеон Герода Аттического (ru); Odeon Herodez Atticus (br); Odeon des Herodes Atticus (de); Odeão de Herodes Ático (pt); Odèon d'Herodes Àtic (ca); Հերովդես Ատտիկացու օդեոն (hy); 希羅德·阿提庫斯劇場 (zh); Herodes Atticus' Odeon (da); Herodes Attikus Odeonu (tr); ヘロディス・アッティコス音楽堂 (ja); Одеон Ірода Аттичного (uk); Herodes Atticuksen odeion (fi); Odeion of Herodes Atticus (ceb); Odeon Heroda Attyka (pl); אודאון של הרודס אטיקוס (he); Odeion van Herodes Atticus (nl); Odeon Heroda Atika (sl); Odeon til Herodes Atticus (nb); Odeón de Herodes Ático (es); 헤로데스 아티쿠스 극장 (ko); Odeón de Herodes Ático (gl); Herodes Atticus odeion (sv); Ωδείο Ηρώδου του Αττικού (el); نوازشگاه هرودس آتیکوس (fa) ancient theater in Athens Acropolis (en); αρχαίο ωδείο στην Ακρόπολη Αθηνών (el); bouwwerk in Athene (nl) Odeon de Herodes Ático, Odeon de Herodes Atico, Odeón de Herodes Atico (es); Herodes-Atticus-Theater, Theater des Herodes Atticus (de); Odeon d'Herode Atticus (fr); Odeon de Herodes Ático (pt); Herodeion, Odeion of Herodes Atticus (en); Одеон Ірода Аттика (uk); Herod Atticus (nb); Ωδείο Ηρώδου Αττικού, Ηρώδειο, Ηρώδειον (el)
  • English: The Theatre (or Odeon, Odeion) of Herodes Atticus is a part of the Acropolis in Athens. It was the third Odeon to be built in Athens, after the Odeon of Perikles and that of Agrippa.

It was erected by Herodes in memory of his wife Regilla, who died in A.D. 160. It is a semicircular theatre, with a radius of 38 meters, and can seat around 5.000 people. The facade, 28 meters high, was massive, having a width of 2, 40 meters. The wall of the scene was lavishly decorated with architectural elements.

The Odeon was destroyed during the invasion of the Herniae who also destroyed most of the city's monuments in A.D. 267.

Il fut construit par Hérode en mémoire de son épouse Regilia, morte en 160 de notre ère. C'est un théâtre semi-circulaire, avec un diamètre de 38 mètres, qui peut accueillir à peu près 5000 spectateurs. La façade, haute de 28 mètres, était massive, avec une muraille de 2,40 mètres d'épaisseur. Le mur de scène était décoré d'éléments architecturaux.

L'Odéon fut détruit en 267 par les Hérules, qui ravagèrent d'ailleurs la plupart des monuments de la ville.

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