Ancient Theater in Siracusa

The 2014 season of L’Istituto Nazionale del Dramma Antico (INDA) has begun in Siracusa. INDA has existed since 1914, and it presents ancient masterpieces of theater at Siracusa’s Teatro Antico–the same stage on which some of these works may have been premiered centuries ago! This photo is from the 2012 season when I saw The…

Dionysus at Siracusa’s Ancient Theater

The god Dionysus, as portrayed by an actor for a performance of The Bacchae by Euripides at the ancient ampitheater in Siracusa. He holds a giant fennel staff topped with a pine cone and ivy leaves called a thyrsus, which is a symbol of fertility. #experiencesicily #siracusa #theater #bacchae #baccante #teatro #antico #amphitheater #anfiteatro #teatroantico…

Doric column tops from Temple E, Selinunte; Constructed between 490-480 BC. #experiencesicily #sicily #sicilia #sizilien #magnagrecia #temple #ancientgreek #carthaginian #selinunte #architecture #architettura #doric #dorico #columns #colonne #siciliabedda #italy #italia #italien #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #ig_sicily #siciliaph #siciliafoto #fotosicilia #igerssicilia #instasicilia #ig_sicily #igfriends_sicilia #gf_italy

Temple E at Selinunte on Sicily’s southern coast was constructed between 490-480 BC. The temple is considered one of the finest examples of Doric architecture, as exemplified by these columns. #experiencesicily #magnagrecia #temple #ancientgreek #carthaginian #selinunte #architecture #architettura #doric #dorico #columns #colonne #sicily #sicilia #sizilien #siciliabedda #italy #italia #italien #sicily_tourism #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #sicily_travel #ig_sicily #siciliaph…

Selinunte was a colony built by the ancient Greeks on the south coast of Sicily starting c. 651 B.C.E. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #selinunte #magnagrecia #temple #ancientgreek #carthaginian