Documentaires. Athènes Antique.

Title: Documentaires. Athènes Antique.
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Documentaries. Ancient Athens.
Roman Agora, ancient market from the beginning of the common era. The Tower of Winds, an ancient clock constructed in the first century BC. Portico of the entrance to the Roman Agora. The Temple of Hephaestus, whose purpose is uncertain, is the only intact Greek temple that remains (5th century BC). The Arch of Hadrian, constructed in the 1st century on the site of a gate of ancient Athens. An inscription on the frieze facing the Acropolis says "Here is ancient Athens, the city of Theseus" and on the other side "Here is the new Athens, the city of Hadrian and no longer of Theseus". Necropolis of Ceramics (394 BC) the Alley of Tombs. Funeral Stele. Odeon of Herodes Atticus, a Roman theatre (161 AD) constructed by Herodes Atticus. Cave dwelling, said to be the prison of Socrates. The Olympieion or Temple of Jupiter (Hadrianic period), the grandest Greek temple. Fifteen of its enormous, 17 meter tall, white marble columns still stand. Its nearly intact base serves as a refuge for the lovers of the sun. A few debris of its capitals. The Choragic Monument of Lysicrates (335 BC) commemorates the triumph of Lysicrates in a Dionysiac competition. Theatre of Dionysus (6th century BC), birthplace of Greek dramatic art, it was there that the great poets Aeschylus, Sophocles and Aristophanes were acclaimed for their works. The Proscenium (Roman period) which supported the scene is decorated with pretty sculpture. The theater could hold 15,000 spectators; the first rows were the places of honor. The seats, in white marble, are perfectly conserved.
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French Documentaries