The Hellenistic Theatre of Alabanda

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Carole Raddato
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published on 24 January 2019
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The Hellenistic theatre of Alabanda, located on a natural south-facing hillside. The theatre could hold 6,000 spectators in its early phase. In the Imperial period, gladiator and animal combats were increasingly in demand and a new design was created to fill these needs.

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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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Raddato, C. (2019, January 24). The Hellenistic Theatre of Alabanda. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9936/the-hellenistic-theatre-of-alabanda/

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Raddato, Carole. "The Hellenistic Theatre of Alabanda." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 24, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9936/the-hellenistic-theatre-of-alabanda/.

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Raddato, Carole. "The Hellenistic Theatre of Alabanda." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jan 2019. Web. 17 Oct 2021.