Roman Theatre of Salamis, Cyprus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 10 January 2016
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The Roman theatre of Salamis in Cyprus was built during the reign of Augustus (beginning of 1st century CE) and completed during the years of Trajan and Hadrian (beginning of 2nd century CE). It originally had 50 rows of seats (just 18 remain) and held over 15,000 spectators.

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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. (2016, January 10). Roman Theatre of Salamis, Cyprus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4383/roman-theatre-of-salamis-cyprus/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Theatre of Salamis, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4383/roman-theatre-of-salamis-cyprus/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Theatre of Salamis, Cyprus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2016. Web. 05 Dec 2021.

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