Roman Theater in Amman

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 01 April 2018
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This Roman theater is the largest in Jordan. It accommodates up to 6000 spectators. It was built during the reign of the Roman Emperor Antonius Pius, 138-161 CE. It is still used today for artistic performances. Modern-day Amman, Jordan Hashemite Kingdom.

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, April 01). Roman Theater in Amman. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8512/roman-theater-in-amman/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Theater in Amman." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 01, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8512/roman-theater-in-amman/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Theater in Amman." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Apr 2018. Web. 13 Jun 2021.