Amphitheatre of Durrës (Dyrrachium)

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Carole Raddato
published on 11 March 2020

The Amphitheatre of Durrës (Roman Dyrrachium) in Albania was built in the 2nd century CE and held 15,000 to 20,000 people. It is among the largest monuments of antiquity to have survived on Albanian territory.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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