[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Royal Stoa


Royal Stoa On the west side, lying just south of the Panathenaic Way, are the remains of the Royal Stoa (Stoa Basileios), one of the earliest and most important of the public buildings of Athens (Figs ... buildings of Athens (Figs. 61, ... democracy (Fig. 63), and Sokrates ... middle (Fig. 64). It should

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Library of Pantainos


Library of Pantainos Lying partially under and behind the Late Roman wall are the remains of a building identified by its inscribed marble lintel block as the Library of Pantainos, dedicated to Athena ... years around A.D. 100 (Figs ... hour until the sixth" (Fig ... century A.D. (Fig. 46), and the

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Panathenaic Way


Panathenaic Way Numerous roads led in and out of the Agora square. By far the most important, however, was the broad street known as the Dromos or Panathenaic Way, the principal thoroughfare of the city ... thoroughfare of the city (Fig. 4) ... along its south side (Fig ... festival (Fig. 6). It seems also

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Odeion of Agrippa


Odeion of Agrippa Late in the 1st century B.C. the Athenians were given money for a new marketplace by Caesar and Augustus, and the northern half of the old Agora square was filled with two new structures, ... square (Fig. 52). The ... level on the north (Fig. 53) ... (Fig. 54). Figure 54. Giant

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Southeast Fountain House


Southeast Fountain House The slight traces just south of the Church of the Holy Apostles have been identified as the remains of an early fountain house (Figs. 33, 34). The identification is based on a ... early fountain house (Figs ... side chambers (Fig. 35). The

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: Southwest Area


Southwest Area - Industry and Houses Leaving the area of the boundary stone, one can head southwest up a valley leading toward the Pnyx, meeting place of the Athenian assembly. Here are the complex remains ... (Fig. 27). Excavation of the ... at the rear (Fig. 28). It

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: South Stoa II


South Stoa II South Stoa II ran westward from the south end of the East Building, parallel to the Middle Stoa (Figs. 38, 41). Dating to the second half of the 2nd century B.C., it consisted of a single ... Stoa (Figs. 38, 41). Dating

[Agora Webpage] AgoraPicBk 16 2003: East Building


East Building Running southward from the east end of the Middle Stoa is the East Building. Its eastern half takes the form of a long hall with a marble chip floor and stone slabs designed to carry wooden ... tables (Fig. 40). The