Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 07 April 2015
Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens

Part of the sculptural decoration from the Late Roman Bema of Phaedrus, the Theatre of Dionysos, on the slopes of the acropolis of Athens. 4th century CE. (The theatre was orginally constructed in the 6th century BCE). The scenes depict episodes from the myths of Dionysos.


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 AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2015, April 07). Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3765/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 07, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3765/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Sculptural Decoration, Theatre of Dionysos, Athens." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2015. Web. 23 Sep 2019.

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