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Odeon in Troja

Odeon in Troja

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    The Odeon was built at the beginning of the 2nd century AD. The architect deviated from the usual construction method. Emperor Hadrian visited the city in AD 124 and ordered significant renovation and decoration work.
    The odeon had a skené of very limited depth, even including the ädikulä. The foundations show how limited the depth of the entire building was. The foundation also shows an irregular spacing of the roof-bearing columns mirrored around the center. The cavea was divided into 5 kerkides. The upper corridor was reached via two flights of stairs. 7 rows of seats have stood the test of time.
    One entered the Odeon through entrances to the left and right of the skené and entered the auditorium after passing through a small anteroom.Source: tuerkei-antik.de/Odeen/troja.htm

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    • August 6, 2021

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Odeon in Troja