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Theatre, Pompeii

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Mark Cartwright
by Penn State University Library
published on 15 November 2012
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The theatre of the Roman town of Pompeii was built in the 2nd century BCE and it was extensively renovated c. 79 BCE and repaired following the earthquake of 62 CE. At full capacity the theatre would have seated 5,000 spectators.

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Library, P. S. U. (2012, November 15). Theatre, Pompeii. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/959/theatre-pompeii/

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Library, Penn State University. "Theatre, Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 15, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/959/theatre-pompeii/.

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Library, Penn State University. "Theatre, Pompeii." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Nov 2012. Web. 21 Apr 2021.

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