Ancient Roman theatre in Turkey in Aspendose
The theatre Aspendosa has been constructed in the II century AD by architect Zeno. It used the Roman design and has made skilfully made scene behind which scenery could fall. It was an innovation because the natural landscape located behind a scene served in theatre of an era of an ellinizm as a background for performance. The scene, its high-rise building, audience and the top arcade of this old theatre in Turkey have remained completely therefore that you see at present, his audience saw many centuries also back. In many respects it left thanks to Ataturk whom, having visited Aspendos, has decided that the theatre will be used to destination, instead of as a museum. The legend raising doubts knows how the governor Aspendosa declared that will give the daughter in the spouse to the one who will build the greatest building which will glorify the city. The call was accepted by two persons. One has built theatre, and another — an aqueduct. Both have finished work to a descent therefore the governor let’s the order split the daughter half-and-half and to give everyone one her half. The builder of theatre right there declared that will better refuse own claims, than will see death of the girl and, naturally, has been immediately rewarded for the dedication. In due time the Central bank of Turkey even promised compensation to the one who will prove authenticity of this legend, but it was least, than the advertising gimmick and consequently no any continuation had.
Where it is better to have a rest in Turkey
Later сельджуки used theatre in quality the karavansary. Since then there were signs of restoration works and a stucco moulding with red zigzags over a scene. To the left of an entrance in theatre there is a small museum with a collection of coins and the pictures representing ancient entrance tickets. All this involves a big flow of tourists for which it is not necessary a question in Aspendos – where it is better to have a rest in Turkey. By the way, much of fans theatre-goers in this case at all принципна weather in Turkey, water temperature in the sea and many other beauty of rest to the Mediterranean. Though even Turkey at the end of August is more preferable to theatre-goers, than Turkey late autumn. Well and here for their leading role plays only ancient Roman theatre which is «on 7 winds» open-air.
Turkey from Murmansk: do not miss unique possibility to have a rest in old Byzantium, to get acquainted with rich history of this country, to take pleasure in its unique nature and to sunbathe on the best beaches of the world.