“Theatron”

By: pelly*made

May 07 2013

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Category: Archives, photos

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Aperture:f/2.9
Focal Length:20.29mm
ISO:132
Shutter:1/229 sec
Camera:HP PhotoSmart C945 (V01.74)

at Delphi

The Greek ancestor of theater is théatron and means “a place for viewing”, especially for dramatic representation, a theater. “Θέατρον” (théatron), comes from the ancient greek verb “θεάομαι” (theáomai, “to see”, “to watch”, “to observe”)

wiki: the ancient theatre at Delphi was built further up the hill from the Temple of Apollo giving spectators a view of the entire sanctuary and the valley below. It was originally built in the 4th century BC but was remodeled on several occasions since. Its 35 rows can seat 5,000 spectators…

 

 

5 comments on ““Theatron””

  1. Unfortunately I won’t be in Delphi, this time, but I hope to make Delos to explore the temple of Apollo and Dionysus. This is such a simple shot and yet it speaks volumes. Even without an explanation, one would intuitively know what is being said here.

  2. Brilliant Pelly :D

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