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, 21 December 2012

Scupi (Skopje)

SCUPI (Skopje), ancient Moesia Superior, modern FYR of Macedonia.

COORDENATES: 42º01’01.80’’N // 21º23’36.90’’E
TIPOLOGY: Roman theatre. Urban.
CAVEA: Facing south-west. 98 m. diameter. Built against hillside, lower cavea rested on annular corridors.
ORCHESTRA: 28 m. diameter.
STAGE BUILDING: In scaenae frons, regia door in a curved niche, hospitalias in rectangular niches. Columnatio in Corinthian order. There is a passageway that connect stage building with orchestra.
LOCATION: Ancient theatre is west of modern Skopje.
MY BEDSIDE TABLE: “Anticki teatar na tlu Jugoslavije”, Novi Sad, 1881. // 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: I will not forget my visit to ancient the evening I visited the roman theatre, by night Spanish national football team won the World Championship.

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