Basic layout of a Roman theatre. Some Roman theatres, constructed of wood, were torn down after the festival for which they were erected concluded. This practice was due to a moratorium on permanent theatre structures that lasted until 55 BCE when the The
Aerial view of the almost intact ancient Sabratha Theatre located in Sabratha, Libya, on the Mediterranean coast. The site was originally a Phoenician trading-post, but became part of the Roman Empire, and its monuments were built in the and centuries AD.
Myra, Turkey - The ancient town of Myra in the Lycia region of Anatolia, modern day Turkey, boasts a number of breathtaking ruins including the Acropolis on the Demre-plateau, the Roman theatre and Roman baths.