Roman Theatre in Kourion, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 16 March 2019
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The Roman theatre of Kourion in Cyprus was built over an earlier Hellenistic theatre. It was remodelled in the 1st and 2nd centuries and in the 3rd century, it was used as an arena for gladiatorial combats.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2019, March 16). Roman Theatre in Kourion, Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10217/roman-theatre-in-kourion-cyprus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Theatre in Kourion, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 16, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/10217/roman-theatre-in-kourion-cyprus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Theatre in Kourion, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Mar 2019. Web. 05 Dec 2021.

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