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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

The Theater

התיאטרון

 
 
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
1. The Theater Marker
Inscription. The only remnants left from the Theater of Caesarea are rows of seats, the orchestra, the stage and the scene-frons which is an ornamental wall behind the stage. How did it look like? Comparisons show that it might resemble the facade of a two or three-story building with elegant doorways decorated with columns, niches and sculptures.
 
Location. 32° 29.791′ N, 34° 53.45′ E. Marker is in Caesarea, Haifa District. Marker can be reached from Kvish HaTe'atron just west of Rothschild, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, very near to the western end of Kvish HaTe'atron Street. The marker is situated along a walkway that is just beyond the Kvish HaTe'atron Street entrance, to the archaeological park, on the right hand side of the walkway.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Architectural Elements (here, next to this marker); A Collection of Architectural Artifacts (here, next to this marker); Column Capitals (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarcophagi (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promontory Palace (within shouting
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
2. The Theater Marker
distance of this marker); King Herod's Hippodrome (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Chariot-Races (about 120 meters away); Dedicatory Inscription (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Caesarea Maritima - pdf - Hosanna Lutheran Church. This is a link to information and pictures provided by Hosanna Lutheran Church. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Caesarea Maritima - Cornell University. This is a link to information provided by Cornell University. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Vitruvius. This is a link to information provided by, Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

5. De architectura. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

6. Roman theatre (structure). This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyEntertainment
 
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
3. The Theater Marker
Close-up view of the illustration of a theater that is displayed on the historical marker.
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
4. The Theater Marker
Close-up view of the english text displayed on the historical marker.
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
5. The Theater Marker
View of the historical marker in the foreground and several architectural elements displayed in the background.
The Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
6. The Theater Marker
View of the historical marker, looking northeast along the walking path, towards the gated entrance to the park.
The Theater image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
7. The Theater
View of the nearby theater at Caesarea Maritima.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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