Stadium of Epidaurus

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Mark Cartwright
published on 18 June 2012
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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.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.


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Cartwright, M. (2012, June 18). Stadium of Epidaurus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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