Archive for the tag 'Greek Theatre'

The construction of the amphitheater starts probably by the Greeks around the third century. BC, at the time of Hiero II.
To allow the construction was necessary to remove manually from the mountain over 100,000 cubic meters of rock.
The plant was later renovated and expanded by the Romans, who inserted columns, statues and ingenious covers.
The Greek theatre of Taormina, [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 16th 2019

We were ready for breakfast slightly later than intended so because we had arranged to meet Sylvana to pay for the trips we had chosen, breakfast was delayed until after the meeting. We had chosen one of the Etna trips and a visit to the Aeolian Islands and Stromboli. We were informed that Stromboli had [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 22nd 2019