Circus in Tyre, Lebanon

Title

Circus in Tyre, Lebanon

Subject

Circus in Tyre, Lebanon

Description

This circus, or hippodrome, in Tyre, Lebanon was built in the late second to early third century CE. It represents one of the best preserved examples of a Roman circus. Archeologists typically have difficulty excavating these structures because of their great size. This circus was about 450 meters long, presenting quite a challenge.

Creator

Peripitus

Source

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roman_Hippodrome_in_Tyre,_Lebanon.jpg

Date

2009

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Files

Circus Tyre.jpg

Collection

Reference

Peripitus, Circus in Tyre, Lebanon, 2009

Cite As

Peripitus, “Circus in Tyre, Lebanon,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed April 23, 2018, http://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/93.

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