COORDENATES: 42º01’01.80’’N // 21º23’36.90’’E
TIPOLOGY: Roman theatre. Urban.
DATE: II a.D.
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 Scupi...in the evening I visited the roman theatre, by night Spanish national football team won the World Championship.