Odeon of Agrippa, Athens

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Ibolya Horvath
by Luke McKernan
published on 02 June 2021
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Rear (stage) view of the Odeon of Agrippa at the Roman Agora of Athens.

It was built in 15 BCE by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (l. c. 64-12 BCE), Roman statesman, general, and son-in-law of Augustus Caesar. It was a two-story auditorium that could seat an audience of 1,000 and located in the center of the agora. It was destroyed by the Heruli in 267 CE.

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