The Roman Theater at Carthage

@article{Ros1996TheRT,
  title={The Roman Theater at Carthage},
  author={Karen E. Ros},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1996},
  volume={100},
  pages={449 - 489}
}
  • K. E. Ros
  • Published 1 July 1996
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
Even when it was discovered in 1904, the Carthage theater was not well preserved; nor has time dealt kindly with the exposed remains. In spite of two excavations, many aspects of the building's plan, elevation, and history have remained unclear. This article draws on a variety of evidence, including the preserved remains, plans from both excavations, early photographs, comparisons with other theaters, and Vitruvius's rules for theater planning. The results include an improved understanding of… 

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