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Odeum of Domitian (Odeon of Domitian)

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The Odeon of Domitian was constructed after the fire of AD 80 that devastated the Campus Martius (Suetonius, Dom. 5).  It is just south of the stadium of Domitian.  The covered hall for music recitals held up to 7,000 people.  It is located just south of Piazza Navona, toward Palazzo Massimo, whose curved facade follows along part of the curved exterior of the structure.  

 

LTUR III.359-360.

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