Leaf 108 - Theatrum Pompei Magni
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Theater of Pompey.
The Theater of Pompey was the first permanent stone theater in Rome. It was built by by Pompeius on the Campus Martius. Prior to that time, theaters were wooden and built for necessity for specific events. The theater was built with a temple, that of Venus Victrix and both may have been dedicated at the same time around 52 BC.
The verso of this leaf has text in three languages with the title in Italian: Teatro di Pompeo.
Leaf 108, Recto and Verso
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper
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