Near Tsipori, Northern District, Israel
The rows of seats constructed on the hewn bedrock were robbed in antiquity. The lowest three rows are partly reconstructed with original stones.
Behind the orchestra (place of the choir during the Greek period, and reserved for honored guests in Roman times) stood a stage. It's floor was made of wooden planks and all performances were held on it. The structure which stood behind the partly reconstructed stage (Scaeane Frons) is not preserved.
The preservation work of the Roman theater, has been done through the generosity of the Nash Foundation, and in memory of Leo and Julia Forchheimer in collaberation with the Galilee Foundation Inc.
Erected by the Galilee Foundation Inc.
Location. 32° 45.203′ N, 35° 16.806′ E. Marker is near Tsipori, Northern District. Marker can be reached from National Route 7926 just north of National Route 79, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Zippori National Park, which encompasses the ruins of the ancient Roman-
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 21 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Citadel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Church of St. Joseph (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in North District); The Ancient Village of Nazareth (approx. 5.9 kilometers away); Basilica of the Annunciation (approx. 5.9 kilometers away in North District); Mount of Precipice (approx. 8.3 kilometers away); Tel Megiddo National Park (approx. 20.6 kilometers away in Haifa District); From Megiddo to Armageddon (approx. 20.6 kilometers away in Haifa District); The City-Gate (approx. 20.7 kilometers away in Haifa District).
Also see . . .
1. Zippori known also as Sepphoris. This is a link to information provided by the Jewish Magazine website. (Submitted on May 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Ancient Tzipori. This is a link to information provided in an article by The Jerusalem Post. (Submitted on May 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. Tzippori. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on May 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.