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Selge December 2013 5119.jpg
22-Dec-2013 Dick Osseman

Selge December 2013 5119.jpg

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The Roman theater, as seen from the north end of the acropolis of Selge.
The theater is dated from the 2nd century AD (Roman era) and was restored a century later. It is about 80 m wide and could hold some 9500 people. Most of the cavea (seating section) was cut out in the mountain slope.
It had four entrances for the spectators; two of them can be seen on this picture.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: Websites of ‘kulturvarliklari.gov.tr’-‘turkeytravelplanner.com’ ,
‘Antik Stadyumlar’ – Secda Saltuk (Istanbul 1995) & Personal visits to Selge/Altınkaya (1992 – 2004) .

Nikon D4
1/1600s f/8.0 at 145.0mm iso640 full exif

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