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Herodes Atticus Theater Athens. At a short distance from the theater of Dionysos was built Herodes Atticus Theater in 161 AD. The Roman consul Herodes Atticus gave orders to sculpture the theater out of the rocks of the south slope of the Acropolis, in memory of his wife. In 1955 it has been restored and now it is used for outdoor concerts and theatrical performances. It seats 5000 spectators. The annual Athens festival, which lasts all summer, includes international ballet, opera and theatre companies for this outdoor theater. Known Greek and international artists that have ever occurred here include Yorgos Dalaras, Vangelis, Jose Carreras and Ennio Moricone,

Who was Herod Atticus?
Herodes Atticus, also called Tiberius Claudius, was a rich man from Marathon who lived in Athens in the second century AD. It is said that his father "Attikos" had found a treasure he has inherited later. Herodes Atticus became famous because he was a benefactor and a great art lover. The bulk of his fortune he spent in beautification works and artistic monuments. Apart from the Herodes Atticus theater, he also built the original Panathinaikon Stadium and other famous buildings.

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