Mélida, José Ramón
El teatro romano de Mérida. (De la Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos.)
Madrid, Imprenta de la “Revista de Arch., Bibl. y Museos” 1915.
Price: £25 [convert currency]
8vo. (2)+38pp, fldg plan, (9) photo plates, 1 of which fldg. Original printed wrappers, upper corner bumped, spine repaired.
Offprint of an account of the impressive Roman amphitheatre discovered at Mérida in (Roman Augusta Emerita, capital of the ancient province of Lusitania) by the director of the excavations which had begun in the town in 1910. Mélida gives a short history of the site, an architectural description of the theatre (built c.8 BC), and details of the inscriptions and statuary uncovered at the site, accompanied by a plan and photographic illustrations.