The Silence Stages

Since 2005 I have been visiting more than 430 ancient greek and roman theatres around 18 countries, taking photographs and information. These blog is dedicated to all that experience.

Desde 2005 he visitado más de 430 teatros y odeones, griegos y romanos en 18 países, tomando fotografías y recopilando información. Este blog está dedicado a toda esta experiencia.

Friday, 27 April 2012

Lato (Gulas)

LATO (Gulas), ancient Cyrenaica, modern Creta, Grece.

COORDINATES: 35º10’42.77’’N // 25º39’20.31’’E
TIPOLOGY: Theatron. Archaic cult Greek theatre. Urban
CAPACITY: 180 spectators.
CAVEA: Facing South. Rectilinear. Theatron is 8 m. long. One maeniana with 10 rows of seats in 3 cunei. The structure has two missions, being a theatron and steps for reaching the upper city.
LOCATION: Ancient Lato is 10 klm south-west from modern Aghios Nikolaos.
MY BEDSIDE TABLE: Nielsen, Inge. “Cultic theatre and ritual drama”. Aarhus, Aarhus University Press, 2002. // Anti, Carlo. “Teatri greci arcaici”. Roma, L’Erma di Bretschneider, 1947. // Sear, Frank; “Roman theatres: an architectural study”. Oxford University Press, 2006. // Ciancio Rossetto, Paola; Giuseppina Pisani Sartorio (eds); “Teatri Greci e Romani: alle origini del linguaggio rappresentato”. Rome: SEAT, 1995.

OUT OF PRINT: Lato has two rectilinear theatron. These one is in the agora, looking to prytaneion, the other one is in the south.

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