COORDINATES: 41º32’48.03’’N // 8º25’48.79’’W
TIPOLOGY: Roman theatre. Urban.
DATE: II A.D.
CAVEA: Facing West. 68,6 m. diameter. Partially rest on natural slope. It had a porticus in summa cavea -3 m. wide-
ORCHESTRA: Balteus remains, aditus too -2,4m. wide-
STAGE BUILDING: Pulpitum was 1,4 m. high and 6,7 m. wide. Scaenae frons visible remains.
LOCATION: The theatre is west of modern city.
MY BEDSIDE TABLE: Martins, Manuela; Ribeiro, Jorge; Magalhâes, Fernanda; “A arqueologia urbana em Braga e a descoberta do teatro romano de Bracara Augusta”. Universidad do Minho, Forum nº 40, 2006.
OUT OF PRINT: A marvelous memory, a slow walk in Braga and Guimaraes, with sweet words, bacalao a brâs and albariños´s wine... close to the land were in roman times there was the land´s end.