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Theatres built during the Roman period may be found all over the area of the Roman Empire. Some were older theatres that were re-worked.

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Name City
(Roman name)
City
(modern name)
Country Coordinates Diameter
(of the cavea)
Notes
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Theatre at Apollonia Apollonia Pojani Albania 40°43′0″N 19°28′0″E / 40.71667°N 19.46667°E / 40.71667; 19.46667 (Theatre at Apollonia) 51.5 metres (169 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Buthrotum Buthrotum Butrint Albania 39°44′44″N 20°01′14″E / 39.745690°N 20.020518°E / 39.745690; 20.020518 (Theatre at Buthrotum) 24 metres (79 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theater at Buthrotum
South-west theatre at Byllis Byllis Albania 40°32′25″N 19°44′15″E / 40.5403°N 19.7375°E / 40.5403; 19.7375 (South-west theatre at Byllis) 80.5 metres (264 ft) Pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database South-west theatre at Byllis
Theatre at Hadrianopolis Hadrianopolis Sofratikë Albania 39°59′47″N 20°13′29″E / 39.996392°N 20.224705°E / 39.996392; 20.224705 (Theatre at Hadrianopolis) 58 metres (190 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theater at Hadrianopolis
Theatre at Oricum Oricum Orikum Albania 40°19′09″N 19°25′47″E / 40.319142°N 19.429726°E / 40.319142; 19.429726 (Theatre at Oricum) 34 metres (112 ft) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Oricum
Theatre at Phoinike Phoenice Finiq Albania 39°54′49″N 20°03′23″E / 39.913490°N 20.056434°E / 39.913490; 20.056434 (Theatre at Phoinike) Possibly pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Phoinike
Roman theatre of Guelma [fr] Calama Guelma Algeria 36°28′N 7°26′E / 36.467°N 7.433°E / 36.467; 7.433 (Theatre at Guelma) 58 metres (190 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Guelma
Theatre at Cuicul Cuicul Djémila Algeria 36°19′N 5°44′E / 36.317°N 5.733°E / 36.317; 5.733 (Theatre at Cuicul) 62 metres (203 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Cuicul
Theatre at Hippo Regius Hippo Regius Annaba Algeria 36°54′N 7°46′E / 36.900°N 7.767°E / 36.900; 7.767 (Theatre at Hippo Regius) 100 metres (330 ft) Position approximate; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Iol Caesarea Iol Caesarea Cherchell Algeria 36°36′36″N 2°11′48″E / 36.61000°N 2.19667°E / 36.61000; 2.19667 (Theatre at Iol Caesarea) 130 metres (430 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Iol Caesarea
Theatre at Blicquy Blicquy [fr] Belgium 50°35′N 3°41′E / 50.583°N 3.683°E / 50.583; 3.683 (Theatre at Blicquy) 70 metres (230 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Blicquy
Theatre at Kasnakovo Kasnakovo Bulgaria 42°01′N 25°30′E / 42.017°N 25.500°E / 42.017; 25.500 (Theatre at Kasnakovo) The interpretation of the remains as a theatre is not certain; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Nicopolis ad Istrum Nicopolis ad Istrum Nikyup Bulgaria 43°13′02″N 25°36′40″E / 43.21722°N 25.61111°E / 43.21722; 25.61111 (Theatre at Nicopolis ad Istrum) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Nicopolis ad Istrum
Plovdiv Roman theatre Philippopolis Plovdiv Bulgaria 42°08′48″N 24°45′03″E / 42.14678°N 24.75094°E / 42.14678; 24.75094 (Theatre at Philippopolis) 82 metres (269 ft)[1] Entry in Theatrum database Roman Theatre Plovdiv.jpg
Theatre at Serdica Serdica Sofia Bulgaria 42°41′50″N 23°19′42″E / 42.697222°N 23.328333°E / 42.697222; 23.328333 (Theatre at Serdica) Lies under the later Amphitheatre of Serdica
Theatre at Augusta Trajana Augusta Trajana Stara Zagora Bulgaria 42°25′38″N 25°37′29″E / 42.427169°N 25.624759°E / 42.427169; 25.624759 (Theatre at Augusta Trajana) Unusual arrangement of seating at one end of the forum Stara Zagora - forum seating
Theatre at Vis Issa Vis Croatia 54.8 metres (180 ft) Position approximate; Entry in Theatrum database
Small Theatre of Pula Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea Pula Croatia 44°52′13″N 13°50′49″E / 44.870146°N 13.846992°E / 44.870146; 13.846992 (Theatre at Pula) 82 metres (269 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman Theatre, Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola Pollentia Herculanea
Theatre at Salona Salona Solin Croatia 43°32′09″N 16°28′51″E / 43.535902°N 16.480771°E / 43.535902; 16.480771 (Theatre at Salona) 65 metres (213 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman Theatre at Salona
Theatre at Zadar Iadera Zadar Croatia 44°7′13″N 15°13′50″E / 44.12028°N 15.23056°E / 44.12028; 15.23056 (Theatre at Zadar) Destroyed before 1657; Entry in Theatrum database
Great Theatre of Alexandria Alexandria Alexandria Egypt 31°11′41″N 29°54′15″E / 31.194666°N 29.904057°E / 31.194666; 29.904057 (Great Theatre at Alexandria) Attested only in literary sources; Entry in Theatrum database
Small Theatre of Alexandria Alexandria Alexandria Egypt 31°11′41″N 29°54′15″E / 31.194666°N 29.904057°E / 31.194666; 29.904057 (Small Theatre at Alexandria) 33 metres (108 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre in Alexandria
Theatre of Antinooupolis Antinooupolis El Sheikh Ibada Egypt 27°49′N 30°53′E / 27.817°N 30.883°E / 27.817; 30.883 (Theatre of Antinooupolis) 90 metres (300 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Kom el-Dahab Kom el-Dahab Egypt 31°18′55″N 31°49′59″E / 31.315231°N 31.833076°E / 31.315231; 31.833076 (Theatre at Kom el-Dahab)
Theatre at Memphis Memphis Memphis Egypt 29°50′41″N 31°15′3″E / 29.84472°N 31.25083°E / 29.84472; 31.25083 (Theatre at Memphis) Attested only in papyri; Entry in Theatrum database
Olympian Theatre Crocodilopolis / Arsinoe Medinet el Fayum Egypt 29°18′30″N 30°50′39″E / 29.308374°N 30.844105°E / 29.308374; 30.844105 (Great Theatre at Alexandria) Attested only in papyri; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Oxyrhynchus Oxyrhynchus el-Bahnasa Egypt 28°32′12″N 30°39′08″E / 28.536725°N 30.652294°E / 28.536725; 30.652294 (Theatre at Oxyrhynchus) 122 metres (400 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Panopolis Panopolis Akhmim Egypt 26°34′N 31°45′E / 26.567°N 31.750°E / 26.567; 31.750 (Theatre at Panopolis) Attested only in papyri; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Pelusium Pelusium Egypt 31°02′33″N 32°32′46″E / 31.042518°N 32.546128°E / 31.042518; 32.546128 (Theatre at Pelusium)
Theatre at Ptolemais Ptolemais Hermiou Al-Mansah Egypt 26°29′N 31°48′E / 26.483°N 31.800°E / 26.483; 31.800 (Theatre at Ptolemais) Attested only in an inscription; Entry in Theatrum database
Théâtre antique d'Arles Arelate Arles France 43°40′35″N 4°37′47″E / 43.676484°N 4.629784°E / 43.676484; 4.629784 (Theatre at Arelate) 102 metres (335 ft) Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with other Roman buildings of the city; Entry in Theatrum database Ruins at the Roman theatre of Arles
Théâtre romain d'Autun [fr] Augustodunum Autun France 46°57′10″N 4°18′36″E / 46.952788°N 4.309973°E / 46.952788; 4.309973 (Theatre at Augustodunum) 148 metres (486 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Augustodunum
ancient theatre of Fourvière Lugdunum Lyon France 45°45′35″N 4°49′11″E / 45.759722°N 4.819722°E / 45.759722; 4.819722 (Theatre at Fourvière) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Lugdunum
Théâtre antique de Lillebonne [fr] Juliobona Lillebonne France 49°31′04″N 0°32′12″E / 49.517679°N 0.536769°E / 49.517679; 0.536769 (Theatre at Juliobona) 109 metres (358 ft) Entry in Theatrum database name=Theatre at Juliobona
Théâtre Antique d'Orange Aurasio Orange France 44°08′09″N 4°48′32″E / 44.13587°N 4.80886°E / 44.13587; 4.80886 (Theatre at Orange) 103.63 metres (340.0 ft) The Théâtre Antique d'Orange is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with other Roman buildings of the city; Entry in Theatrum database Theater Orange
Théâtre antique de Vienne [fr] Vienna Vienne, Isère France 45°31′30″N 4°52′43″E / 45.524877°N 4.878686°E / 45.524877; 4.878686 (Theatre at Vienna) 130.4 metres (428 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Vienne
Roman Theatre (Mainz) Mogontiacum Mainz Germany 49°59′35″N 8°16′41″E / 49.993117°N 8.278065°E / 49.993117; 8.278065 (Theatre at Mainz) 116.25 metres (381.4 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Mainz
Odeon of Herodes Atticus Athens Athens Greece 37°58′15″N 23°43′28″E / 37.970756°N 23.724444°E / 37.970756; 23.724444 (Theatre at Athens) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Athens
Theatre of Dionysus Athens Athens Greece 37°58′13″N 23°43′40″E / 37.97034°N 23.727784°E / 37.97034; 23.727784 (Theatre of Dionysus at Athens) Pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre of Dionysus at Athens
Theatre at Delphi Delphi Delphi Greece 38°28′57″N 22°30′02″E / 38.482464°N 22.500593°E / 38.482464; 22.500593 (Theatre at Delphi) 52.5 metres (172 ft) Pre-Roman; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Delphi
Theatre at Binyamina Binyamina / Shuni Israel 32°32′05″N 34°56′54″E / 32.534731°N 34.948264°E / 32.534731; 34.948264 (Theatre at Binyamina) 59.5 metres (195 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre in Binyamina
Theatre at Caesarea Maritima Caesarea Maritima Israel 32°29′45″N 34°53′28″E / 32.495937°N 34.891199°E / 32.495937; 34.891199 (Theatre at Caesarea Maritima) 100 metres (330 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Caesarea maritima
Theatre at Hippos Hippos Israel 32°46′46″N 35°39′32″E / 32.779312°N 35.65896°E / 32.779312; 35.65896 (Theatre at Hippos) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Hippos (aerial)
Theatre at Beit She'an Scythopolis Beit She'an Israel 32°30′05″N 35°30′06″E / 32.501394°N 35.501577°E / 32.501394; 35.501577 (Theatre at Beit She'an) 109 metres (358 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at BeitShe'an
Theatre at Sepphoris Sepphoris Tzippori Israel 32°45′12″N 35°16′47″E / 32.753380°N 35.279791°E / 32.753380; 35.279791 (Theatre at Sepphoris) 74 metres (243 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Sepphoris
Theatre at Tiberias Tiberias Tveria Israel 32°46′34″N 35°32′28″E / 32.776049°N 35.541216°E / 32.776049; 35.541216 (Theatre at Tiberias) Location is approximate; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Tiberias
Theatre at Emmatha Emmatha Hamat Gader Israel 32°41′07″N 35°39′56″E / 32.685283°N 35.665552°E / 32.685283; 35.665552 (Theatre at Emmatha) 26 metres (85 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Emmatha
Theatre at Albintimilium Albintimilium Ventimiglia Italy 43°47′22″N 7°37′31″E / 43.789373°N 7.625225°E / 43.789373; 7.625225 (Theatre at Albintimilium) Entry in Theatrum database Teatre at Albintimilium
Roman Theatre, Aosta Augusta Prætoria Salassorum Aosta Italy 45°44′19″N 7°19′21″E / 45.738578°N 7.322380°E / 45.738578; 7.322380 (Theatre at Augusta Prætoria Salassorum) 62.7 metres (206 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Augusta Prætoria Salassorum
Theatre at Aquileia Aquileia Aquileia Italy 45°46′16″N 13°21′53″E / 45.771223°N 13.364646°E / 45.771223; 13.364646 (Theatre at Aquileia) 95 metres (312 ft) Article in FASTI-Online
Theatre at Augusta Taurinorum Augusta Taurinorum Turin Italy 45°04′26″N 7°41′09″E / 45.073998°N 7.685764°E / 45.073998; 7.685764 (Theatre at Augusta Taurinorum) 70 metres (230 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Augusta Taurinorum
Roman Theatre, Benevento Beneventum Benevento Italy 41°07′50″N 14°46′19″E / 41.130686°N 14.7719°E / 41.130686; 14.7719 (Theatre at Beneventum) 93 metres (305 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Beneventum
Brixia Brescia Italy 45°32′24″N 10°13′36″E / 45.539914°N 10.226658°E / 45.539914; 10.226658 (Theatre at Brixia) 90 metres (300 ft) Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with other buildings of the city; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Brixia
Theatre at Carsulae Carsulae San Gemini Italy 42°38′22″N 12°33′36″E / 42.639338°N 12.560103°E / 42.639338; 12.560103 (Theatre at Carsulae) 62 metres (203 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Carsulae
Theatre at Civitas Cammunorum Civitas Camunnorum Cividate Camuno Italy 45°56′39″N 10°16′50″E / 45.944162°N 10.280654°E / 45.944162; 10.280654 (Theatre at Civitas Cammunorum) 56 metres (184 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Civitas Cammunorum
Theatre at Faesulae Faesulae Fiesole Italy 43°48′28″N 11°17′37″E / 43.807805°N 11.293734°E / 43.807805; 11.293734 (Theatre at Faesulae) 67 metres (220 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Fiesole
Theatre at Falerone Falerio Falerone Italy 43°06′09″N 13°30′00″E / 43.102364°N 13.500024°E / 43.102364; 13.500024 (Theatre at Falerone) 49.2 metres (161 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Falerone
Theatre at Ferentium Ferentium Italy 42°29′18″N 12°07′56″E / 42.488469°N 12.132135°E / 42.488469; 12.132135 (Theatre at Ferentium) 61.93 metres (203.2 ft) Website; Entry in Theatrum database Ferentium 1071
Theatre at Florentia Florentia Florence Italy 43°46′10″N 11°15′22″E / 43.769315°N 11.256174°E / 43.769315; 11.256174 (Theatre at Florentia) 100 metres (330 ft)? Under the Palazzo Vecchio; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Gabii Gabii Gabii Italy 41°53′12″N 12°42′58″E / 41.886637°N 12.716210°E / 41.886637; 12.716210 (Theatre at Gabii) 60 metres (200 ft)? Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Iguvium Iguvium Gubbio Italy 43°21′07″N 12°34′22″E / 43.351962°N 12.572652°E / 43.351962; 12.572652 (Theatre at Iguvium) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Iguvium
Theatre at Interamna Nahars Interamna Nahars Terni Italy 42°33′39″N 12°38′41″E / 42.560953°N 12.644595°E / 42.560953; 12.644595 (Theatre at Interamna Nahars) Location is approximate; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Interamna Lirenas Interamna Lirenas Pignataro Interamna Italy 41°25′40″N 13°45′14″E / 41.427687°N 13.753942°E / 41.427687; 13.753942 (Theatre at Interamna Lirenas) Excavation page
Theatre at Luna Luni, Italy Luni, Italy Italy 44°03′54″N 10°01′13″E / 44.064917°N 10.020239°E / 44.064917; 10.020239 (Theatre at Luni)
Theatre at Mediolanum Mediolanum Milan Italy 45°27′55″N 9°10′59″E / 45.465156°N 9.182996°E / 45.465156; 9.182996 (Theatre at Mediolanum) 95 metres (312 ft) Under the Palazzo Mezzanotte; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Mediolanum
Theatre at Mevania Mevania Bevagna Italy 42°56′05″N 12°36′37″E / 42.934715°N 12.610330°E / 42.934715; 12.610330 (Theatre at Mevania) 90 metres (300 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Bevagna
Theatre at Ostia Ostia Ostia Antica Italy 41°45′21″N 12°17′29″E / 41.755926°N 12.291368°E / 41.755926; 12.291368 (Theatre at Ostia) 88 metres (289 ft) At the Ancient Theatre Archive; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Ostia
Theatre at Praeneste Palestrina Praeneste Italy 41°50′26″N 12°53′33″E / 41.840428°N 12.892538°E / 41.840428; 12.892538 (Theatre at Praeneste) 59 metres (194 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Peltuinum Peltuinum Prata d'Ansidonia Italy 42°16′58″N 13°37′27″E / 42.28288°N 13.624048°E / 42.28288; 13.624048 (Theatre at Peltuinum) Theatre at Peltuinum
Grand Theatre at Pompeii Pompeii Pompei Italy 40°44′56″N 14°29′18″E / 40.748781°N 14.488423°E / 40.748781; 14.488423 (Grand Theatre at Pompeii) 60 metres (200 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Pompeii, Italy. Bird's eye view of the large and small theatres, Pompeii. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection
Odeon at Pompeii Pompeii Pompei Italy 40°44′56″N 14°29′21″E / 40.748815°N 14.489035°E / 40.748815; 14.489035 (Odeon Theatre at Pompeii) Entry in Theatrum database Odeon theatre at Pompeii
Theatre at Ricina Ricina Villapotenza, Macerata Italy 43°19′41″N 13°25′27″E / 43.327956°N 13.424089°E / 43.327956; 13.424089 (Theatre at Ricina) 71.8 metres (236 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Ricina
Theatre of Marcellus Roma Rome Italy 41°53′30″N 12°28′45″E / 41.891667°N 12.479167°E / 41.891667; 12.479167 (Theatre of Marcellus at Rome) 129.8 metres (426 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre of Marcellus
Theatre of Pompey Roma Rome Italy 41°53′43″N 12°28′26″E / 41.895291°N 12.473995°E / 41.895291; 12.473995 (Theatre of Pompey at Rome) 150 metres (490 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre of Pompey in the Forma Urbis Romae
Theatre at Suasa Suasa Castelleone di Suasa Italy 43°37′31″N 12°59′05″E / 43.625165°N 12.984624°E / 43.625165; 12.984624 (Theatre at Suasa) The discovery of the theatre
Theatre at Spoletium Spoletium Spoleto Italy 42°44′00″N 12°44′06″E / 42.733303°N 12.735088°E / 42.733303; 12.735088 (Theatre at Spoletium) 72.2 metres (237 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Spoletium
Greek Theatre of Syracuse Syracusae Syracuse Italy 37°04′33″N 15°16′30″E / 37.075833°N 15.275000°E / 37.075833; 15.275000 (Theatre at Syracusae) Pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Syracusae
Ancient theatre of Taormina Tauromenium Taormina Italy 37°51′08″N 15°17′32″E / 37.852222°N 15.292222°E / 37.852222; 15.292222 (Theatre at Tauromenium) 109 metres (358 ft) Pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Tauromenium
Theatre at Interamna Praetutiana Interamna Praetutiana Teramo Italy 42°39′29″N 13°42′15″E / 42.658086°N 13.704284°E / 42.658086; 13.704284 (Theatre at Interamna Praetutiana) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Interamna Praetutiana
Theatre at Tergeste Tergeste Trieste Italy 45°38′57″N 13°46′18″E / 45.649195°N 13.771698°E / 45.649195; 13.771698 (Theatre at Tergeste) 64 metres (210 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Tergeste
Theatre at Terracina Tarracina Terracina Italy 41°17′32″N 13°14′57″E / 41.292110°N 13.249246°E / 41.292110; 13.249246 (Theatre at Terracina) 60 metres (200 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Terracina
Theatre at Tusculum Tusculum Monte Porzio Catone Italy 41°47′54″N 12°42′38″E / 41.79833°N 12.71047°E / 41.79833; 12.71047 (Theatre at Tusculum) 46 metres (151 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Tusculum
Theatre at Urbs Salvia Urbs Salvia Urbisaglia Italy 43°11′56″N 13°22′50″E / 43.198878°N 13.380658°E / 43.198878; 13.380658 (Theatre at Urbs Salvia) 85 metres (279 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre at Urbs Salvia
Theatre at Venafro Venafrum Venafro Italy 41°29′08″N 14°02′24″E / 41.48560°N 14.04002°E / 41.48560; 14.04002 (Theatre at Venafro) Roman Theatre of Venafrum; Entry in Theatrum database
Roman Theatre at Verona Verona Verona Italy 45°26′51″N 11°00′06″E / 45.447417°N 11.001639°E / 45.447417; 11.001639 (Theatre at Verona) 108–110 metres (354–361 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Verona
Teatro Berga Vicetia Vicenza Italy 45°32′38″N 11°32′53″E / 45.543889°N 11.547944°E / 45.543889; 11.547944 (Teatro Berga) 82 metres (269 ft) Mostly destroyed in the 17th century Plan of the Teatro Berga
Theatre at Volterra Volaterrae Volterra Italy 43°24′13″N 10°51′36″E / 43.403611°N 10.86°E / 43.403611; 10.86 (Theatre at Volterra) 60–63 metres (197–207 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Volterra
Theatre at Philadelphia Philadelphia Amman Jordan 31°57′06″N 35°56′22″E / 31.951692°N 35.939306°E / 31.951692; 35.939306 (Theatre at Philadelphia) 102 metres (335 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre at Philadelphia, Jordan
Odeon Theater Philadelphia Amman Jordan 31°57′06″N 35°56′22″E / 31.951692°N 35.939306°E / 31.951692; 35.939306 (Odeon theater (Amman)) 40 metres (130 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Odeon theater at Philadelphia, Jordan
Theatre at Abila Abila Quwaylibah Jordan 32°40′50″N 35°52′09″E / 32.680556°N 35.869167°E / 32.680556; 35.869167 (Theatre at Abila) 73–80 metres (240–262 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
West Theatre at Gadara Gadara Umm Qais Jordan 32°39′20″N 35°40′41″E / 32.655610°N 35.677995°E / 32.655610; 35.677995 (West Theatre at Gadara) 53 metres (174 ft) Entry in Theatrum database West Roman theatre at Gadara
North Theatre at Gadara Gadara Umm Qais Jordan 32°39′22″N 35°40′48″E / 32.656237°N 35.680130°E / 32.656237; 35.680130 (North Theatre at Gadara) 77 metres (253 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
South Theatre at Gerasa Gerasa Jerash Jordan 32°16′36″N 35°53′21″E / 32.276789°N 35.889155°E / 32.276789; 35.889155 (South Theatre at Gerasa) Entry in Theatrum database South Theatre at Gerasa
North Theatre at Gerasa Gerasa Jerash Jordan 32°16′57″N 35°53′32″E / 32.282604°N 35.892341°E / 32.282604; 35.892341 (North Theatre at Gerasa) 42.3 metres (139 ft) Entry in Theatrum database North Theatre at Gerasa
Theatre at Pella Pella Pella Jordan 32°27′00″N 35°37′00″E / 32.45°N 35.616667°E / 32.45; 35.616667 (Theatre at Pella) 38.5 metres (126 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Petra
(Nabatean Theater)
Petra Jordan 30°19′29″N 35°26′49″E / 30.324796°N 35.447029°E / 30.324796; 35.447029 (Theatre at Petra) 100 metres (330 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre at Petra
Theatre at Leptis Magna Leptis Magna Khoms Libya 32°38′18″N 14°17′26″E / 32.638399°N 14.290620°E / 32.638399; 14.290620 (Theatre at Leptis Magna) 87.6 metres (287 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Leptis Magna
Roman Theatre at Ptolemais Ptolemais Tolmeita Libya 32°42′25″N 20°57′10″E / 32.706919°N 20.952901°E / 32.706919; 20.952901 (Theatre at Ptolemais) 72 metres (236 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Sabratha [fr] Sabratha Sabratha Libya 32°48′19″N 12°29′07″E / 32.805371°N 12.485165°E / 32.805371; 12.485165 (Theatre at Sabratha) 92.6 metres (304 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Sabratha
Theatre at Ricciacum Ricciacum Dalheim Luxembourg 49°32′26″N 6°15′25″E / 49.540677°N 6.257048°E / 49.540677; 6.257048 (Theatre at Ricciacum) 62.5 metres (205 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Ricciacum
Theatre at Melite Melite Mdina Malta 35°53′07″N 14°24′12″E / 35.885370°N 14.403297°E / 35.885370; 14.403297 (Theatre at Melite) No longer exists
Theatre at Heraclea Lyncestis Heraclea Lyncestis Bitola North Macedonia 41°00′41″N 21°20′32″E / 41.011436°N 21.342205°E / 41.011436; 21.342205 (Theatre at Heraclea Lyncestis) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Heraclea Lyncestis
Theatre at Scupi Scupi Skopje North Macedonia 42°01′02″N 21°23′37″E / 42.017180°N 21.393562°E / 42.017180; 21.393562 (Theatre at Scupi) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Scupi
Theatre at Stobi Stobi Gradsko North Macedonia 41°33′05″N 21°58′29″E / 41.551502°N 21.974598°E / 41.551502; 21.974598 (Theatre at Stobi) c.65 metres (213 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Stobi
Theatre at Lychnidos Lychnidos Ohrid North Macedonia 41°06′53″N 20°47′38″E / 41.114624°N 20.793831°E / 41.114624; 20.793831 (Theatre at Lychnidos) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre in Lychnidos, Ohrid
Theatre at Sebaste Sebaste Sebastia Palestinian territories 32°16′38″N 35°11′27″E / 32.277192°N 35.190716°E / 32.277192; 35.190716 (Theatre at Sebaste) 65 metres (213 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Flavia Neapolis Flavia Neapolis Nablus Palestinian territories 32°13′25″N 35°15′31″E / 32.223612°N 35.258502°E / 32.223612; 35.258502 (Theatre at Nablus) 100+ metres (330+ ft) Nablus Guide; coordinates are for city, not theater; Entry in Theatrum database
Roman theatre of Lisbon [pt] Olisipo Lisbon Portugal 38°42′38″N 9°07′57″W / 38.710551°N 9.132468°W / 38.710551; -9.132468 (Theatre at Lisbon) Website; Entry in Theatrum database name:Olisipo Roman theatre ruins
Roman Theatre of Alto da Cividade [pt] Bracara Augusta Braga Portugal 41°32′48″N 8°25′49″W / 41.546697°N 8.430317°W / 41.546697; -8.430317 (Theatre at Bracara) Website
Theatre at Acinipo Acinipo Spain 36°49′55″N 5°14′26″W / 36.831855°N 5.240466°W / 36.831855; -5.240466 (Theatre at Acinipo) 62 metres (203 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theater of the Roman ruins Acinipo
Theatre at Baelo Claudia Baelo Claudia Bolonia Spain 36°05′27″N 5°46′32″W / 36.090894°N 5.775581°W / 36.090894; -5.775581 (Theatre at Baelo Claudia) 70 metres (230 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Baelo Claudia
Theatre at Baetulo Baetulo Badalona Spain 41°27′07″N 2°14′46″E / 41.451972°N 2.245993°E / 41.451972; 2.245993 (Theatre at Baetulo) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Bilbilis Bilbilis Spain 41°22′54″N 1°36′11″W / 41.381702°N 1.603078°W / 41.381702; -1.603078 (Theatre at Bilbilis) 80 metres (260 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Bilbilis
Theatre at Caesaraugusta Caesaraugusta Zaragoza Spain 41°39′08″N 0°52′39″W / 41.652233°N 0.877608°W / 41.652233; -0.877608 (Theatre at Caesaraugusta) 106 metres (348 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Caesaraugusta
Theatre of Carthago Nova Carthago Nova Cartagena Spain 37°35′58″N 0°59′03″W / 37.599483°N 0.984133°W / 37.599483; -0.984133 (Theatre at Carthago Nova) 85 metres (279 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Carthago Nova
Theatre of Carteia Carteia San Roque Spain 36°11′08″N 5°24′25″W / 36.185556°N 5.406944°W / 36.185556; -5.406944 (Theatre at Carteia) 84 metres (276 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Carteia
Theatre of Clunia Sulpicia Clunia Sulpicia Clunia Spain 41°47′02″N 3°21′55″W / 41.783996°N 3.365308°W / 41.783996; -3.365308 (Theatre at Clunia) 48 metres (157 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Clunia
Theatre at Corduba Corduba Córdoba Spain 37°52′54″N 4°46′41″W / 37.881724°N 4.777987°W / 37.881724; -4.777987 (Theatre at Corduba) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Corduba
Theatre of Emerita Augusta Emerita Augusta Mérida Spain 38°54′55″N 6°20′19″W / 38.915346°N 6.338643°W / 38.915346; -6.338643 (Theatre at Emerita Augusta) 86.63 metres (284.2 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre of Emerita Augusta as viewed from the upper seats
Theatre at Gades Gades Cádiz Spain 36°31′43″N 6°17′37″W / 36.528496°N 6.293658°W / 36.528496; -6.293658 (Theatre at Gades) 85 metres (279 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Gades
Theatre at Italica Italica Santiponce Spain 37°26′24″N 6°02′19″W / 37.440081°N 6.038731°W / 37.440081; -6.038731 (Theatre at Italica) 71 metres (233 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Italica
Theatre at Malaca Malaca Málaga Spain 36°43′16″N 4°25′01″W / 36.721194°N 4.416879°W / 36.721194; -4.416879 (Theatre at Malaca) 62 metres (203 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Malaca
Theatre at Metellinum Metellinum Medellín Spain 38°57′58″N 5°57′22″W / 38.966193°N 5.956047°W / 38.966193; -5.956047 (Theatre at Metellinum) 63 metres (207 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Metellinum
Theatre at Pollentia Pollentia Alcúdia Spain 39°50′50″N 3°07′35″E / 39.847339°N 3.126348°E / 39.847339; 3.126348 (Theatre at Pollentia) 31 metres (102 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Pollentia
Theatre at Regina Turdoulorum Regina Turdulorum Reina Spain 38°12′12″N 5°57′13″W / 38.203332°N 5.953483°W / 38.203332; -5.953483 (Theatre at Regina Turdoulorum) 53 metres (174 ft) Website; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Regina Turdoulorum
Theatre at Saguntum Saguntum Sagunto Spain 39°40′37″N 0°16′41″W / 39.676880°N 0.278109°W / 39.676880; -0.278109 (Theatre at Saguntum) 77 metres (253 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Saguntum
Theatre at Segobriga Segobriga Spain 39°53′06″N 2°48′51″W / 39.884996°N 2.814217°W / 39.884996; -2.814217 (Theatre at Segobriga) 60 metres (200 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Segobriga
Roman theatre of Tarraco Tarraco Tarragona Spain 41°06′46″N 1°14′58″E / 41.112856°N 1.249514°E / 41.112856; 1.249514 (Theatre at Tarraco) 70.8 metres (232 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Tarraco
Theatre at Augusta Raurica Augusta Raurica Augst Switzerland 47°32′00″N 7°43′19″E / 47.533277°N 7.722011°E / 47.533277; 7.722011 (Theatre at Augusta Raurica) 99.5 metres (326 ft) Website; Entry in Theatrum database Roman theatre in Augusta Raurica
Theatre at Aventicum Aventicum Avenches Switzerland 46°52′48″N 7°02′56″E / 46.880000°N 7.049000°E / 46.880000; 7.049000 (Theatre at Aventicum) 105 metres (344 ft) Entry in Theatrum database name:Theatre at Aventicum
Theatre at Lenzburg Vicus Lindfeld [de], Lenzburg Switzerland 47°23′42″N 8°11′27″E / 47.394902°N 8.190897°E / 47.394902; 8.190897 (Theatre at Lenzburg) Entry in Theatrum database 20110621 Heliflug 45
Roman Theatre at Apamea Apamea Syria 35°25′01″N 36°23′41″E / 35.416846°N 36.394821°E / 35.416846; 36.394821 (Theatre at Apamea) 139 metres (456 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Apamea
Roman Theatre at Bosra Bostra Bosra Syria 32°31′04″N 36°28′53″E / 32.517650°N 36.481426°E / 32.517650; 36.481426 (Theatre at Bostra) 102 metres (335 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Bostra
Theatre at Dionysias Dionysias Al-Suwayda Syria 32°42′21″N 36°33′54″E / 32.705776°N 36.565055°E / 32.705776; 36.565055 (Theatre at Dionysias Soada) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Dionysias Soada
Theatre of Dura-Europus Dura-Europos Syria 14 metres (46 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Roman Theatre at Palmyra Palmyra Syria 34°33′03″N 38°16′08″E / 34.550768°N 38.268761°E / 34.550768; 38.268761 (Theatre at Palmyra) 90 metres (300 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman Theatre at Palmyra
Theatre at Philippopolis Philippopolis Shahba Syria 32°51′12″N 36°37′36″E / 32.853307°N 36.626726°E / 32.853307; 36.626726 (Theatre at Philippopolis) 40 metres (130 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Philippopolis
Theatre at Jableh Gabala Jableh Syria 35°21′43″N 35°55′27″E / 35.361872°N 35.924303°E / 35.361872; 35.924303 (Theatre at Jableh) 90 metres (300 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Jableh
Theatre at Althiburos Althiburos Tunisia 35°52′22″N 8°47′11″E / 35.872644°N 8.786348°E / 35.872644; 8.786348 (Theatre at Althiburos) 57.5 metres (189 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Althiburos
Theatre at Carthage Carthage Carthage Tunisia 36°51′28″N 10°19′46″E / 36.857736°N 10.329498°E / 36.857736; 10.329498 (Theatre at Carthage) 105 metres (344 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Carthage
Theatre at Dougga Thugga Dougga Tunisia 36°25′25″N 9°13′13″E / 36.423729°N 9.220279°E / 36.423729; 9.220279 (Theatre at Dougga) 63.5 metres (208 ft) Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Dougga
Theatre at Ancyra Ancyra Ankara Turkey 39°56′30″N 32°51′37″E / 39.941745°N 32.860364°E / 39.941745; 32.860364 (Theatre at Ancyra) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Aphrodisias Aphrodisias Geyre, Aydın Turkey 37°42′33″N 28°43′25″E / 37.709151°N 28.723585°E / 37.709151; 28.723585 (Theatre at Aphrodisias) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database The Roman theatre at Aphrodisias
Theatre at Arycanda Arycanda Turkey 36°30′52″N 30°03′36″E / 36.514389°N 30.059931°E / 36.514389; 30.059931 (Theatre at Arycanda) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Arycanda
Theatre at Aspendos Aspendos Serik, Antalya Turkey 36°56′20″N 31°10′20″E / 36.938944°N 31.172296°E / 36.938944; 31.172296 (Theatre at Aspendos) One of the best preserved theatres from antiquity; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Aspendos
Theatre at Caunus Caunus Dalyan, Muğla Turkey 36°49′31″N 28°37′24″E / 36.825337°N 28.623375°E / 36.825337; 28.623375 (Theatre at Caunus) 72.5 metres (238 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Caunus
Theatre at Ayaş Elaiussa Sebaste Ayaş Turkey 36°29′01″N 34°10′25″E / 36.483624°N 34.173725°E / 36.483624; 34.173725 (Theatre at Ayaş) 55 metres (180 ft) Entry in Theatrum database name: Theatre at Ayaş
Theatre at Ephesus Ephesus Selçuk, İzmir Turkey 37°56′28″N 27°20′32″E / 37.941055°N 27.342316°E / 37.941055; 27.342316 (Theatre at Ephesus) 140 metres (460 ft) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Ephesus
Theatre at Erythrae Erythrae Çeşme, İzmir Turkey 38°22′59″N 26°28′51″E / 38.382950°N 26.480834°E / 38.382950; 26.480834 (Theatre at Erythrae) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Erythrae
Theatre at Euromus Euromus Selimiye, Muğla Turkey 37°22′35″N 27°40′31″E / 37.376485°N 27.675151°E / 37.376485; 27.675151 (Theatre at Euromus) pre-Roman origins; Location approximate; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Halicarnassus Halicarnassus Bodrum Turkey 37°02′16″N 27°25′27″E / 37.037778°N 27.424167°E / 37.037778; 27.424167 (Theatre at Halicarnassus) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Halicarnassus
Roman Theatre at Hierapolis Hierapolis Pamukkale Turkey 37°55′30″N 29°07′33″E / 37.925000°N 29.125833°E / 37.925000; 29.125833 (Theatre at Hierapolis) 103 metres (338 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Hierapolis
Theatre at Isaura Vetus Isaura Vetus Turkey No longer visible; Entry in Theatrum database
Upper Theatre at Knidos Knidos Turkey pre-Roman origins; spoliated in the 19th century; Entry in Theatrum database
Lower Theatre at Knidos Knidos Turkey 36°41′09″N 27°22′30″E / 36.685833°N 27.375000°E / 36.685833; 27.375000 (Lower Theatre at Knidos) 58.5 metres (192 ft) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Knidos
West Theatre at Laodicea on the Lycus Laodicea on the Lycus Turkey 37°50′19″N 29°06′28″E / 37.838742°N 29.107710°E / 37.838742; 29.107710 (West Theatre at Laodicea on the Lycus) 85 metres (279 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Western Theater at Laodicea on the Lycus
North theater at Laodicea on the Lycus Laodicea on the Lycus Turkey 37°50′17″N 29°06′40″E / 37.837984°N 29.111193°E / 37.837984; 29.111193 (North Theatre at Laodicea on the Lycus) 116 metres (381 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theater at Miletus Miletus Turkey 37°31′50″N 27°16′33″E / 37.530647°N 27.275800°E / 37.530647; 27.275800 (Theatre at Miletus) 125 metres (410 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theater at Miletus
Theatre at Myra Myra Turkey 110 metres (360 ft) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Nysa Nysa Turkey 100–115 metres (328–377 ft) Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Olba Olba (Diocaesarea) Uzuncaburç Turkey 36°34′52″N 33°55′36″E / 36.581223°N 33.926794°E / 36.581223; 33.926794 (Theatre at Olba) pre-Roman origins; [ Entry] in Theatrum database name:Theatre at Olba
Theatre at Patara Patara Turkey 36°15′37″N 29°18′51″E / 36.260222°N 29.314301°E / 36.260222; 29.314301 (Theatre at Patara) 84 metres (276 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Patara
Roman Theatre at Pergamon Pergamon Bergama Turkey 39°07′57″N 27°11′03″E / 39.132500°N 27.184167°E / 39.132500; 27.184167 (Theatre at Pergamon) 120 metres (390 ft) No longer visible; Entry in Theatrum database
Theatre at Pergamon, Asculepium Pergamon Asculepium Bergama Turkey 39°07′09″N 27°09′56″E / 39.119167°N 27.165556°E / 39.119167; 27.165556 (Theatre at Pergamon, Asculepium) 70 metres (230 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Pergamon, Asculepium
Theatre at Perge Perge Turkey 36°57′28″N 30°51′03″E / 36.957764°N 30.850907°E / 36.957764; 30.850907 (Theatre at Perge) 113.2 metres (371 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Perge
Theatre at Phaselis Phaselis Turkey 36°31′33″N 30°33′06″E / 36.525905°N 30.551549°E / 36.525905; 30.551549 (Theatre at Phaselis) c.50 metres (160 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Phaselis
Theatre at Phocaea Phocaea Turkey 38°40′03″N 26°45′29″E / 38.6675°N 26.758056°E / 38.6675; 26.758056 (Theatre at Phocaea) Location is approximate; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Phocaea
Theatre at Sagalassos Sagalassos Turkey 37°40′42″N 30°31′19″E / 37.678229°N 30.521819°E / 37.678229; 30.521819 (Theatre at Sagalassos) 97 metres (318 ft) pre-Roman origins? Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Sagalassos
Theatre at Selge Selge Turkey 37°13′45″N 31°07′38″E / 37.229241°N 31.127221°E / 37.229241; 31.127221 (Theatre at Selge) 102 metres (335 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Selge
Theatre at Side Side Turkey 36°46′05″N 31°23′27″E / 36.768067°N 31.390699°E / 36.768067; 31.390699 (Theatre at Side) 119 metres (390 ft) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Side
Theatre at Telmessos Telmessos Fethiye Turkey 36°37′15″N 29°06′21″E / 36.620944°N 29.105727°E / 36.620944; 29.105727 (Theatre at Telmessos) Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Telmessos
Theatre at Termessos Termessos Turkey 36°59′16″N 30°28′02″E / 36.987738°N 30.467232°E / 36.987738; 30.467232 (Theatre at Termessos) 65 metres (213 ft) pre-Roman origins; Entry in Theatrum database Theatre at Termessos
Theatre at Vize Bizye Vize Turkey 41°34′26″N 27°46′10″E / 41.573802°N 27.769380°E / 41.573802; 27.769380 (Theatre at Vize) Entry in Theatrum Database Theatre at Vize
Theatre at Camolodunum Camulodunum Colchester United Kingdom 51°51′53″N 0°51′25″E / 51.864844°N 0.857065°E / 51.864844; 0.857065 (Theatre at Camolodunum) 84.5 metres (277 ft) Colchester Museums official website.
Verulamium Roman Theatre Verulamium St Albans United Kingdom 51°45′15″N 0°21′30″W / 51.754119°N 0.358255°W / 51.754119; -0.358255 (Theatre at Verulamium) 51–57 metres (167–187 ft) Roman Theatre of Verulamium Verulamium Roman Theatre

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  • Retzleff, Alexandra (2003). "Near Eastern Theatres in Late Antiquity". Phoenix. 57 (1/2): 115–138. doi:10.2307/3648491. JSTOR 3648491.
  • Sear, Frank (2006). Roman theatres : an architectural study. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198144695.

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