Pompei: Teatro Romano

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Campania
City: Pompei (ancient name: Pompeii)
Location: to the East of the Triangular Forum

Ancient Roman theatre, built ca. 55 BC by Marcus Artorius Primus as a reconstruction of an older theatre building (first theatre on the site: 2nd century BC). Funded by Marcus Holconius Rufus and Marcus Holconius Celer (according to inscriptions). Destroyed by the violent eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 7 AD. Also known as "Teatro Tragico". Ca. 5000 seats.

Links: Theatrum, Wikipedia

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Liebig Collectible Card
Front Text: "Pompeji einst und jetzt - Jetzt - Das Theater - Einst - Liebig's Fleischextrakt" [Pompeii Past and Present - Present - The Theatre - Past - Liebig's Beef Extract]
Reverse Text: "Pompeji einst und jetzt. Das grosse Theater. Erbaut wurde die Schaubühne vom Architekten Artorius auf Kosten der beiden Brüder Holconius. In der Mitte des Hintergrundes befindet sich eine Art Nische, die akustischen Zwecken diente; sie warf die Stimme des Schauspielers zurück, der Zuhörerschaft entgegen. Den Behörden waren die Ehrenplätze rechts von der Szene und den Orchesterstufen vorbehalten."
Publisher: Liebig, Series 861; 1906
Size: 7 x 11 cm

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Front Text: "Qual'era - Qual´è - Pompei - Teatro Tragico, Le Théâtre tragique, Tragedy-Theatre, Tragödien-Theater"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Front Text: "Teatro di Pompei"
Publisher: Tricomia SAF, Napoli
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Front Text: "Pompei - Teatro tragico"
Publisher: Edit. C. Cotini, Napoli; N. 16
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Front Text: "Pompei, Teatro Tragico"
Publisher: Edit. Domenico Trampetti, Napoli; No. 76966
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Front Text: "Pompei - Teatro Tragico"
Publisher: Ed. V. Carcavaolio, Napoli
Type: Ddivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Napoli to Saint-Prix, Saône-et-Loire (France), 1915(?)

[Pompei: Teatro Romano / Odeon] Picture: model of the excavated city of Pompei, centre, left: Teatro Romano, centre, right: Odeon
Reverse Text: "Pompei, Pianta della Citta"
Publisher: Ediz. Extra Pompeiana; 14032 950
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano / Odeon] Picture: left: Teatro Romano, right: Odeon
Reverse Text: "Pompei - Teatro Grande e Odeon detto Teatro Piccolo - Great Theatre and Odeon Calling Little Theatre - La Grand Théatre et Odeon dit le Petit Théatre - Teatro Grande y Odeon llamado Teatro Pequeno - Grootater und Odeum Berufenkueze Theater" [sic!]
Publisher: Doriano
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Pompei: Teatro Romano] Reverse Text: "Pompei - Teatro Grande - Le Grand Theatre - The large Theatre - Grosses Theater"
Publisher: SAR; 112
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Politeama Garibaldi] Reverse Text: "Pompei (Campania)"
Publisher: Edizioni Atrium
Size: 18.4 x 12.4 cm
Not sent.

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