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September 25, 2010


Durrës amphitheatre from above

by quaesitor

I meant to add this to the previous post: a shot of the Roman Amphitheatre in Durrës taken from the roof of a nearby tower-block. So voila…

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  1. Sep 25 2010

    Isn’t it unreal how they have to build so close to the Ancient Amphitheatre, it really is a shame. I realize that the population has to do this, but it just takes something away from the look.

    • Sep 26 2010

      i know – but the issue is more the problem of the relatively recent discovery and the fact that it is right in the centre of a large port city – so it will take years before they can actually clear the whole place out.
      frustrating for those interested in ancient history; but i suspect even more annoying for the people whose homes sit on top of the unexcavated parts!!


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