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odeion

A small classical building for musical contests.
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Stefanidou, "Analysis of ancient mortars and design of compatible repair mortars: the case study of Odeion of the archaeological site of Dion," Construction and Building Materials, vol.
KOAPENG, HAYDN, SHOSTAKOVICH: Odeion String Quartet 12.30pm, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (admission free) 0121 245 4455; ALBERT HERRING: Summer Festival Opera 7pm, Barber Institute Birmingham University 0121 414 7333; MAGIC FLUTE: Welsh National Opera 7.15pm, Birmingham Hippodrome 844 338 5000.
The Romans added the Odeion of Herodes Atticus around AD 160.
[ClickPress, Wed Jul 06 2011] Night of the Full Moon will see major landmarks such as Odeion of Herodes Atticus and the Acropolis opening for free to allow people to explore the ancient architecture under the moonlight.
The Odeion of Herodes Atticus, also situated by the Acropolis, was used for an amateur production as early as 1867; yet, there are indications that this space was largely treated as a closed theater: an added platform with a drop-curtain was placed in the middle of the stage, while the orchestra was used to seat the officials.
For example, in their region of Oriens, there were towns with theaters such as in Bostra (Busra) and in the cities of the Decapolis, including Gerasa (Jarash); but as good Monophysites, the Ghassanids viewed the mime and the theater as un-Christian but embraced the odeion as a venue for poetry recitals, oratory, and music (p.
About 400 pupils, seated in the well appointed Odeion, listened to lectures with slides and took part in a quiz.
For example, in a paroxysm of grief Herodes built grand monuments in Regilla's memory, including the famous Odeion below the Acropolis.
Another fascinating finding was an odeion - a small, roofed theater-like structure, the first of its kind to be exposed in Israel.
Get an early start because there's lots to see - mosaics in the House s 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.
Classic Athens featuring the Dionysus, Amphitheatre Parthenon and Acropolis' The Amphitheatre and "Odeion of Herodes Atticus"' The Parthenon in Athens' The pool at the Athenaeum InterContinental' The Premiere Rooftop Restaurant, Athenaeum InterContinental
1) a Latin inscription recording the restoration of the Odeion names Imp.