PHOTO: Greek Amphitheater in Taormina, Sicily

PHOTO: Greek Amphitheater in Taormina, Sicily

The Greek Amphitheater in Taormina, Sicily, with snow-capped Mt. Etna in the distance

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Greek Amphitheater in Taormina, Sicily, with snow-capped Mount Etna in the distance, is thought to originally have been built by Greeks in the 7th century BC. Romans expanded the facility in the second century AD, and it is still used extensively today for performances, like the one for which it is being set up in the photo.

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