The Hippodrome at Byzantium

  title={The Hippodrome at Byzantium},
  author={Rodolphe Guilland},
  pages={676 - 682}
FOR a long time people have conceded that an awning (velum) was stretched over the seats of the Hippodrome in Byzantium to shade the spectators. P. Gylles affirmed its existence.2 Du Cange on this point shares the opinion of Bulinger.3 Reiske, on the basis of an obscure passage in the De ceremoniis,4 advances the hypothesis that a part, at any rate, of the Hippodrome was covered by an awning, and was consequently termed the Covered Hippodrome, which is an obvious error. Alfred Rambaud5 speaks… Expand
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  • Byzantion
  • 1936
Die Kaiserpaldste von Konstantinopel
  • et E. Mamboury, Lesfouilles byzantines
  • 1934
145, 9224; Glykas, 468; A. Heisenberg
  • Nikolaos Mesarites, Die Palastrevolution des Johannes Komnenos
But there is a wrong reading here, for most of the manuscripts have r& ZKXa
    Constantinopolis, i, 16; J. Lydus, De mens
      Die Palastrevolution
        Just., i, 330: 'ingens Circus ... clauditur in teretem longis anfractuosibus orbem
          Pars urbis plurima atque Circi igne combusta
            Preliminary Report upon the Excavations in the Hippodrome of Constantinople in 1927
              Seditio popularis in Circo facta est, gradus Circi septentrionalis sua cum fornice incensi collapsique sunt.' 36 Chron. Pasc., 608; Malalas, 394