Bryce Conard, Tyler Alsbury 2B
Materials used to build the Pompeii
When was the theater built
Activities that took place here
Is it still standing
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What material were used to build them
Who constructed this theater?
The Theatre of Marcellus was constructed on the site of an earlier theatre, built by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus in memory of Marcellus, The Theater Marcellus was the intended heir of Augustus, but he died at a young age.
When and Where was it built
Located in the Campus Martius area, between the Tiber and the Campidoglio The new theater, the largest of the Roman Empire, was finally completed in 11 BC and named Theatrum Marcelli
What where The sections of this theater
it could hold 15,000-20,000 spectators, second in capacity only to the nearby Theatre of Pompey. It originally had 41 arches for each of the three tiers. The uppermost portion was decorated with enormous marble theatre masks. The building was fitted with ramps and tunnels that enabled spectators to leave the theater rapidly.
Is it Still Standing? With the same parts?
yes it is still standing today. yes , The stairs of this temple were obliterated upon the construction of the theatre of Marcellus which is very close.
The columns of this temple and were found during the excavations in 1937 at the theatre of Marcellus. They were recovered in the position they had fallen inside the arches of the theatre and raised on the remains of the podium.