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odeum, Athens
A small ancient Greek or Roman theater, usually roofed, for musical performances.
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In marked contrast to the earlier adjustment of the Odeion to the conventions of a closed theater, in the production of Oedipus Tyrannus in 1877 by the Euripides theater company the space in front of the proscenium arch was turned to a form of orchestra, where the thymele was also placed, so that the chorus would be separated from the protagonists.
While the average theater of those times had some 4,000 seats, the odeion had no more than 600 sitting places.
(61) In an inscription of 99-100, Trajan is again named in the nominative as the restorer of the Odeion at Gortyn, through the agency of the proconsul L.
Other sites in Athens are the Arch of Hadrian, the Monument of Lysirkates, the Olympic Stadium, the Theater of Dionysos, the Odeion of Herodes Atticus, and the Theseion, a focal point of ancient Athenian community life.
Much more thrilling is the link suggested between that very strange building Pericles' Odeion, apparently a rectilinear structure with a pyramidal roof and, possibly, no walls, and the Persian hypostyle audience hall, both being expressions of imperial power.
He teaches flute at Ethnikon Odeion of Cyprus and Windcraft music center.
Get an early start because there's lots to see - mosaics in the Houses of Dionysos, Theseus and Aion; vaults and caves of the Tombs of the Kings; the ancient Odeion Theatre; a creepy little underground church in the Catacombs and the fort guarding the harbour.
Perhaps the little wreck of the Odeion of Pericles." (34) Following the suggestion of Leake, Curtius tentatively identified this site as the Eleusinion (Fig.
Since finishing his degree he has been teaching flute at Ethnikon Odeion of Cyprus and Windcraft music centre, and is also a substitute member of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Although technically the Asklepieion and the Gymnasium were outside the limites of the Roman city, the Odeion, the Theater, a bath to the north of the Theater, and the circus would have been within the city proper.
Selection will take place on Saturday, March 5 at the Ethnikon Odeion Kyprou, AyiosDometios, in Nicosia.
"Historical Greek Pottery from the Excavations of the Odeion, Gortyn," ASAtene 77-78 (1998-2000), pp.