This intimate theatre (odeon, seating 800) is oriented to the northeast, which is the view in this photo. It was originally built during the reign of Marcus Aurelius (161-180 AD) as the city's council chamber, and later enlarged. Seating was allocated by political and religious castes.
E- TEMPLES Site Name: Jerash Location: North Jordan Feature: Temple Period: Greek Roman
Published on Feb 12, 2014