Roman Theater

Ancient Roman Theater – Bosra, Syria

Bosra is an ancient city administratively belonging to the Daraa Governorate in southern Syria. It is a major archaeological site and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of the city which once counted 80,000 inhabitants, there remains today only a village settled among the ruins. The second century Roman theater, constructed probably under Trajan, is the only monument of this type with its upper gallery in the form of a covered portico which has been integrally preserved. It was fortified between 481 and 1231 AD. Further, Nabatean and Roman monuments, Christian churches, mosques and Madrasahs are present within…