Definition of Odeum

1. n. See Odeon.



Definition of Odeum

1. Noun. (alternative form of odeon) ¹

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Definition of Odeum

1. a theater or concert hall [n ODEA or ODEUMS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Odeum

odds and ends
odds on
odds ratio
oddsmaker
oddsmakers
oddsmaking
oddsman
oddsmen
ode
odea
odelet
odelets
odeon
odeons
odes
odeum (current term)
odeums
odible
odic
odically
odiferous
odiferously
odiferousness
odin
odinism
odinite
odintsovite
odious
odiously
odiousness

Literary usage of Odeum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"1). These notion at least prove that the form was round, AM such as to suggest a tent. In the conception of Pericles, the new odeum, like the new temple ef ..."

2. Modern Greece: A Narrative of a Residence and Travels in that Country; with by Henry Martyn Baird (1856)
"I found the remains of the odeum more extensive than I had anticipated. The spectators sat on marble benches on the side of the hill; but these have been ..."

3. Discoveries at Ephesus: Including the Site and Remains of the Great Temple by John Turtle Wood (1877)
"The odeum—Fragments of Inscriptions—Turkish Ceremonial at Smyrna— Letters of Antoninus Pius—Publius Vedius Antoninus—Sulpicius Julianus —Letter of ..."

4. The Monuments of Athens: An Historical and Archaeological Description by Panagiotes G. Kastromenos, Agnes Smith Lewis (1884)
"No trace now exists 'of the odeum of Pericles, which, according to ... It is clear that the present odeum cannot be looked upon as the one built by Pericles ..."

5. The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome: A Companion Book for Students and by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1897)
"odeum. — Becker refers the building of this theatrical hall, capable of containing 10600 (7000) spectators, to the institution of the Agon Capitolinus, ..."

6. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1817)
"... and Well— Propylaea — Walls of the Acropolis—odeum of Regilla —General Description of the Theatres of Greece—Areopagus—Temple of Theseus. ..."

7. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest : with by William Smith (1854)
"13. The Parthenon. § 14. Statues of Athena. § 15. The Erechtheum. § 16. Monuments in the Asty. The Dionysiac theatre. The odeum of Pericles. The Areopagus. ..."

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