Facade of Odeon of Herodes Atticus
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus was used as a music theater, which had a capacity of about 5000. It was built in 161 CE on the southwest slopes of Acropolis in Athens by Herodes Atticus to honor his wife, Aspacia Anna Regilla.
Herodes Atticus was an aristocratic Athenian who later became a Roman Senator. He was responsible for constructing many buildings in Greece and Athens in particular. It was destroyed by a Germanic tribe in 267 CE.
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