Theatre of Argos


Mark Cartwright
published on 26 April 2012
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Built from the 4th to 3rd century BCE. Originally there were 81 rows of seats giving a total capacity of 20,000 spectators, making it the largest Greek theatre.

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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. (2012, April 26). Theatre of Argos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Theatre of Argos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Theatre of Argos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 21 Sep 2020.

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