Bouleuterion of Iassos

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Carole Raddato
published on 10 January 2016

The Bouleuterion of Iassos, dated to around the end of the 1st century CE (the original building was probably erected in the 4th century BCE). Its capacity has been estimated at 960 persons. A bouleutrion was used for public meetings, typically of democratic assemblies.

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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. (2016, January 10). Bouleuterion of Iassos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Bouleuterion of Iassos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2016.

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Raddato, Carole. "Bouleuterion of Iassos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2016. Web. 23 Apr 2019.

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