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Music, Composers, Opera, Theatre etc.

View of Upper Delphi. Apollo Temple, Theatre,          
and the Treasure House of the Athenians.               
Temple: 4th BCE                                        
Theatre: 160 BCE                                       
Treasure House: 5th BCE

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View of Upper Delphi. Apollo Temple, Theatre, and the Treasure House o...
The theatre of Delphi, built in 160 BCE on the slope   
of Mount Parnassos, above the Temple of Apollo, seats  
seats 5000 spectators in 35 rows of seats. The Pythian 
Games, competitions in music, drama, horse racing, and 
sports, were held every four years in Delphi.

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The theatre of Delphi, built in 160 BCE on the slope of Mount Parnassos, abov...
A young forest. "Dancing Forest of Orpheus".           
Thrace, Greece

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A young forest. "Dancing Forest of Orpheus". Thrace, Greece
The Necromanteion of Ephyra, a sanctuary of Persephone 
and Hades and an oracle of Death (3rd BCE). According  
to Greek myths, this was one of the gateways to Hades. 
Orpheus descended here to save Eurydike.               
Thracia, Greece

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The Necromanteion of Ephyra, a sanctuary of Persephone and Hades and an oracle...
The Necromanteion of Ephyra in Thrace,                 
a Sanctuary of Persephone and Hades and an oracle      
of Death (3rd BCE). See 01-01-02/4. Here Orpheus       
descended to save Eurydice.

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The Necromanteion of Ephyra in Thrace, a Sanctuary of Persephon...
Litochoron River near Mount Olympus. According to      
Greek myths, Orpheus was killed here by the Maenads.   
See 01-01-02/4

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Litochoron River near Mount Olympus. According to Greek myths, Orpheus was...
The Theatre of Delphi,                                 
restored in 159 BCE.

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The Theatre of Delphi, restored in 159 BCE.
The Theatre of Delphi,                                 
restored in 159 BCE.

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The Theatre of Delphi, restored in 159 BCE.
The theatre of Priene, one of the best                 
preserved of the early Greek theatres.                 
It could seat 5000 spectators.

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The theatre of Priene, one of the best preserved of the early G...
The Theatre of Priene, one of the largest              
of the early Greek theatres, could seat                
5000 spectators. Special front row seats               
(prohedria) were added later for important guests.

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The Theatre of Priene, one of the largest of the early Greek theat...
The theatre at Iasos. Stairs separated                 
the different sections of the benches                  
for spectators.

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The theatre at Iasos. Stairs separated the different sections o...
Theatre of the Upper City of Pergamon,                 
altered during Roman time (1st BCE-2nd CE).            
Pergamon, Turkey

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Theatre of the Upper City of Pergamon, altered during Roman tim...