Verona: Arena

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Veneto
City: Verona
Location: Piazza Brà 28

Ancient Roman amphitheatre (not a theatre!), built c. 30 AD. Occasional theatre and circus performances in modern times. Currently used for an annual summer opera festival that opened on 10 August 1913 with Verdi's "Aida". 23,000 seats (opera performances now with a maximum of 15,000 seats).

Link: www.arena.it, Amphi-Theatrum, Wikipedia

see also Postcards of Performances at the Arena di Verona

Verona: Arena Picture: left, foreground: ampitheatre outside the walls of Verona in Roman times
Front Text: "Verona Romana. Ricostruzione della città di Verona verso la fine del 1° sec. D.C." [reconstruction of the city of Verona at the end of the 1st century AD]
Reverse Text: "Verona"
Publisher: Dimeno; VR 5 E
Size: 17.1 x 12.1 cm
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "The Amphitheatre, Verona, Italy. Etching. By J. Sands after W. H. Bartlett. Cut within the plate 21.4 cm x 27.4 cam. H. R. Beard Collection F125.2"
Publisher: Victoria and Albert Museum, Theatre Museum; TM 394
Type: modern reproduction of a c. 1840 etching
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona, L'Anfiteatro"
Publisher: G. Modiano e C., Milano; 609
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Verona to München (Germany), 1901

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona, Anfiteatro"
Publisher: ED. O. Osnestinghel, Verona
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona - L'Arena - esterno"
Publisher: Zucali Elisa, Verona
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona - Interno Arena"
Publisher: F. Zampieri, Verona
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona - L'Arena - Prospettiva"
Publisher: S. A. F.
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Verona to Koblenz (Germany), 1959

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona - Interno dell'Arena"
Publisher: S. A. F.
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Italy to Koblenz (Germany) [postmark illegible]

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Arena di Verona - 40° Stagione Lirica: 21 Luglio - 15 Agosto 1962 - Nabucco - Tosca - Un ballo in maschera"
Reverse Text: advertising the 1962 season
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "Arena di Verona - 56° Stagione Lirica - 7° Mostra Filatelica Nazionale Musicale 'La Musica nel Tempo'"
Postmark: "37100 Verona C. P. - Arena di Verona - 56° Festival dell'Opera Lirica - 13.7.1978"
Publisher: Associazione Filatelica Scaligera, Verona; No. 1251
Size: Modern
Not sent.
Detail (postmark from the reverse):
Verona: Arena

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "Recondita armonia di bellezze diverse... il mio solo pensier, Tosca, tu sei! (Tosca - atto primo)", "Verona, L'Arena, Serata d'opera"
Publisher: Covolan Cards
Size: Modern
Sent: from Lucca to Neunkirchen (Germany), 1989

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "Verona, Arena - Interno, L'Arene - Intérieur, The Arena - The Inside, Die Arena - Das Innere"
Publisher: Edizione Onestinghel, Verona; GT 44
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "Verona - Veduta aerea dell'Adige con Castelvecchio, Vue aérienne de l'Adige avec Castelvecchio, Air-view of the Adige with Castelvecchio, Luftaussicht von der Etsch mit Castelvecchio"
Publisher: Edizioni I. Ancora, Verona
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Riva del Garda to Ravensburg (Germany), 2001
Detail:
Verona: Arena

Verona: Arena Reverse Text: "Verona, L'Arena, veduta aerea. L'Aréne, vue aérienne. The Arena aerial view. Die Arena, Luftbild"
Publisher: Randazzo, Verona; VER 329
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona"
Reverse Text: "Verona. Arena (veduta aerea). L'Aréne (vue aérienne). The Arena (aerial view). Die Arene (Luftansicht)" [sic!]
Publisher: Dimeno; VR 211 G
Size: 17.1 x 12.1 cm
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona"
Reverse Text: "Verona. L'Arena particolare dell'Ala. Arena Detail of the 'Ala'. Arena Tailansicht des Flügels. L'Arène Gros plan d'Ala" [sic!]
Publisher: Dimeno; VR 292 G
Size: 17.1 x 12.1 cm
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona - Arena"
Reverse Text: "Verona. Arena. L'Arene. Arena. Arena"
Publisher: Dimeno; VR 3 E
Size: 17.1 x 12.1 cm
Not sent.

Verona: Arena Front Text: "Verona"
Reverse Text: "Verona, L'Arena"
Publisher: Randazzo, Verona; VER 001BRO
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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