This photo, taken around 1990, shows a frontview of the Acropolis Theater in Athens, Greece. The theater is known as Odeon of Herodes Atticus or Herodeon. This stone structure, which had a seating capacity of 5,000, was built in 161 A.D. by a wealthy Athenian named Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Aspasia Annia Regilia, who was a distant relative of the Roman emperor Hadrian, and other Roman emperors. The Acropolis in Athens, Greece, is an outcrop of rock used in ancient times as a religious center. Under the fifth-century B.C. statesman Pericles, the time of the Golden Age of Athens, t

- Image ID: HCG88C

This photo, taken around 1990, shows a frontview of the Acropolis Theater in Athens, Greece. The theater is known as Odeon of Herodes Atticus or Herodeon. This stone structure, which had a seating capacity of 5,000, was built in 161 A.D. by a wealthy Athenian named Herodes Atticus in memory of his wife, Aspasia Annia Regilia, who was a distant relative of the Roman emperor Hadrian, and other Roman emperors. The Acropolis in Athens, Greece, is an outcrop of rock used in ancient times as a religious center. Under the fifth-century B.C. statesman Pericles, the time of the Golden Age of Athens, t

Ivy Close Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID: HCG88C

Location: Athens, Greece