The Stadium of Aphrodisias

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 April 2015
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The Stadium is one of Aphrodisias' most remarkable surviving buildings. It was 270 m long and 59 m wide with 30 rows of seats. It had the capacity of 30,000 spectators. It is one of the best preserved ancient stadiums and also one of the largest.

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2015, April 10). The Stadium of Aphrodisias. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3793/the-stadium-of-aphrodisias/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Stadium of Aphrodisias." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 10, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/3793/the-stadium-of-aphrodisias/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Stadium of Aphrodisias." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Apr 2015. Web. 30 Jul 2021.