Stadium of Epidaurus

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 18 June 2012
Stadium of Epidaurus Download Full Size Image

The stadium (181 m long), built in the 4th century BCE, held athletic games every four years at the sanctuary of Asklepios, Epidaurus. Still visible are the starting pillars and a number of the stone benches for spectators.

Remove Ads
Advertisement
Subscribe to this author

About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

References

World History Encyclopedia is an Amazon Associate and earns a commission on qualifying book purchases.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Stadium of Epidaurus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/701/stadium-of-epidaurus/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Stadium of Epidaurus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/701/stadium-of-epidaurus/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Stadium of Epidaurus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2012. Web. 19 Jun 2024.

Membership