ANCIENT ASPENDOS AQUEDUCTS – 2017

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ANCIENT ASPENDOS AQUEDUCTS
An aqueduct is water supply or navigable channel
constructed to convey water....
ANCIENT ASPENDOS THEATER
The theatre at Aspendos is without doubt the best-preserved example of
"eastern" Roman theatre construction in the world...


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The ancient city of Aspendos (modern city of Belkis, ancient city of Pamphylia) is located on Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast forty-seven kilometers from the modern city of Antalya. Its spectacularly well-preserved theatre is one of the best examples of Roman theatre construction in the world. While there was probably an earlier ancient theatre on the site, it was completely obliterated by the Roman theatre, which was built during the reign of Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD). A statue of the building’s architect, Zeno, stands in the south parodos. The inscription under the statue records the thanks of the people for the gift of the theatre and says that Zeno was given…

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