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Pnyx 2
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Photo Comments

View looking southwest on to the platform, bema, from which the Athenians would address the ecclesia.

The flat rock–cut area in the whole lower half of the image is a portion of the semi–circular area where the 6,000 member assembly, the ecclesia, would meet.

Two stoas and a healing center were located in the general area above the bema, where a single pine tree is growing,

 

For important descriptive comments on this bema and the Pnyx Click Here.