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Roman Odeon of Lugdunum (Lyon)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
N 45° 45.519 E 004° 49.178
31T E 641509 N 5068842
Quick Description: Next to the large Roman theater, the smaller one was reserved for music and was contructed around 100 A.D.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/6/2007 11:59:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM2BBD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 134

Long Description:
The pavement of the Odeon was laid with the most beautiful marble from all over the Empire.

The geometric composition brought together the most expensive colored stone in the Roman world : green porphery from Greece, red porphery from Egypt, granite from Egypt, yellow marble from Africa, and violet and red marble from Asia minor. The presence of such materials reveals the prestigious character of the monument. It allows us to imagine the luxury which the edifice offered before being transformed into a quarry to the 5th century A.D.
Most Relevant Historical Period: Roman Empire > 27 B.C.

Admission Fee: Free

Opening days/times:
24/7


Web Site: [Web Link]

Condition: Partly intact or reconstructed

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