Plan, Epidauros, Odeion

West wall of Roman Odeion built into courtyard of Gymnasium and incorporat...

Odeion seats from W, Epidauros

Context: Epidauros
Type: Odeion
Summary: Small, roofed theater; built on the ruins of the Gymnasium, south of the central Sanctuary of Asklepios.
Region: Argolid
Period: Roman


Plan:

Walled, roofed theater with cavea facing west and a two-storied stage building. Mosaic paved orchestra less than a complete semi-circle.

History:

Built on the ruins of the earlier Gymnasium, the northeast corner of the Odeion and the northwest corner of its stage were the same as those corners on the peristyle court from the earlier building.

Other Bibliography:

Faraklas 1972, 35-36

See Also: Epidauros, Gymnasium