Seats of the Hippodrome of Tyre, Lebanon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 22 November 2021

The preserved seats of the hippodrome of Tyre (Lebanon), built in the 2nd century CE. The hippodrome of Tyre was U-shaped and measured 480 meters (1575 ft) by 160 metres (525 ft). It could accommodate around 30,000 spectators. It is considered the second-largest hippodrome in the ancient world.

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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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Raddato, C. (2021, November 22). Seats of the Hippodrome of Tyre, Lebanon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14892/seats-of-the-hippodrome-of-tyre-lebanon/

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Raddato, Carole. "Seats of the Hippodrome of Tyre, Lebanon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 22, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14892/seats-of-the-hippodrome-of-tyre-lebanon/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Seats of the Hippodrome of Tyre, Lebanon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Nov 2021. Web. 06 Feb 2023.

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