The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans

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Carole Raddato
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published on 11 January 2016
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The Roman Theatre of Verulamium (modern-day St Albans in Great Britain), built in about 140 CE, is unique. Although several towns in Britain are known to have had theatres, this is the only one visible today. It was discovered in 1869, the Theatre could seat 2000 spectators.

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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. (2016, January 11). The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4404/the-roman-theatre-of-verulamium-st-albans/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4404/the-roman-theatre-of-verulamium-st-albans/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "The Roman Theatre of Verulamium, St Albans." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2016. Web. 28 Jul 2021.