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.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Colonia Patricia Corduba (Córdoba)

COLONIA PATRICIA CORDUBA (Córdoba), ancient Baetica / Hispania, modern Spain.

COORDINATES: 37º52’55.14’’N // 4º46’41.41’’W
TIPOLOGY: Roman theatre. Urban.
DATE: Last I B.C.
CAPACITY: 10.000 spectators.
CAVEA: Facing south-east. 124 m. diameter. Maenianum: Ima cavea with 14 rows of seats, number 10 and 11 are preserved, divided in 6 cunei.; Media cavea with 20 rows of seats divided in 12 cunei; Summa cavea with 6 rows. There is an axial vomitorium that leads directly  to the orchestra and bisects the ima cavea.
ORCHESTRA: 31 m. diameter.
LOCATION: The remains are inside Archaeological museum, in Jerónimo Paéz square.
MY BEDSIDE TABLE: “Jornadas sobre teatros romanos en Hispania” Grafisur, Córdoba, 2006. // “El teatro romano. La puesta en escena” . Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, 2003.

“Or perhaps you think I am equal to you and indecisive to the destiny”
               -Lucano, “Farsalia”-

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