Roman Odeon, built during the reign of Emperor Augustus, 63 BC - 14 AD, in Troia IX,  in the ruins of the Homeric city of Troy, Hill of Hissarlik, Turkey. The Odeon was used for musical performances. It has a semi-circular orchestra, with a skein or stage building and several tiers of seats constructed of large limestone blocks and divided by aisles into wedge-shaped sections.  Troy was a city, both factual and legendary, in northwest Anatolia and was the setting of the Trojan Wars described in Homer's Iliad. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Roman Odeon, built during the reign of Emperor Augustus, 63 BC - 14 AD, in Troia IX, in the ruins of the Homeric city of Troy, Hill of Hissarlik, Turkey. The Odeon was used for musical performances. It has a semi-circular orchestra, with a skein or stage building and several tiers of seats constructed of large limestone blocks and divided by aisles into wedge-shaped sections. Troy was a city, both factual and legendary, in northwest Anatolia and was the setting of the Trojan Wars described...
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