The Silence Stages

Since 2005 I have been visiting more than 430 ancient greek and roman theatres around 18 countries, taking photographs and information. These blog is dedicated to all that experience.

Desde 2005 he visitado más de 430 teatros y odeones, griegos y romanos en 18 países, tomando fotografías y recopilando información. Este blog está dedicado a toda esta experiencia.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Lindus (Lindos)

LINDUS (Lindos –Rhodes Island), ancient Asia Minor, modern Greece.

COORDINATES: 36º05´23.55’’N // 28º05’13.38’’E
TIPOLOGY: Greek theatre. Urban.
CAVEA: Built against hillside, rock cut. Facing west-south west. 45m. diameter. exceeds semicircle. Maenianum: Ima cavea with 19 rows of seats in 9 cunei; summa cavea probably with 6 rows in 3 cunei.
ORCHESTRA: 14 m. diameter.
STAGE BUILDING: Scene building was 19x4,8 m.
LOCATION: East of modern Lindos, on Acropolis hill.
MY BEDSIDE TABLE: Sear, Frank; “Roman theatres: an architectural study”. Oxford University Press, 2006.// Ciancio Rossetto, Paola; Giuseppina Pisani Sartorio (eds); “Teatri Greci e Romani: alle origini del linguaggio rappresentato”. Rome: SEAT, 1995. // Arias, Paolo Enrico; “Il teatro greco fuori di Atene”. Firenze, G.C. Sansoni, 1934.


OUT OF PRINT: I do not cross Mediterranean sea for being near, I try and try to search the way to be close, although shadows dogs try to discourage me. Always I wanted to be in that theatre, when I were there I knew why... all the words reject...

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