The only 26 meters in breadth of the hippodrome posed the challenge of building courses to me, which cope with the demands [ ]. „Das Hippodrom darf als die eigenartigste Volksbelustigung gelten, die uns die Wies'n heuer beschert. Man denke sich einen Zirkus, in dem der Zuschauerraum. Hippodrom · Reime: oːm. Bedeutungen:  Reitbahn häufig mit Gebäude, antike Pferderennbahn. Herkunft: Von gleichbedeutend lateinisch hippodromos.
Übersetzung für "Hippodrome?" im DeutschÜbersetzungen für „hippodrome“ im Französisch» Deutsch-Wörterbuch (Springe zu Deutsch» Französisch). hippodrome [ipodʀo. Als Hippodrom bezeichnet man eine Rennbahn für Pferde- und Wagenrennen, wie sie im antiken Griechenland und im Byzantinischen Reich genutzt wurde. Im antiken Rom wurde der Name Hippodromus für eine Gartenform verwendet, während man die. The only 26 meters in breadth of the hippodrome posed the challenge of building courses to me, which cope with the demands [ ].
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The most severe of these was the Nika riots of , in which an estimated 30, people were killed  and many important buildings were destroyed, such as the nearby second Hagia Sophia , the Byzantine cathedral.
The current third Hagia Sophia was built by Justinian following the Nika riots. Constantinople never really recovered from its sack during the Fourth Crusade and even though the Byzantine Empire survived until , by that time, the Hippodrome had fallen into ruin, pillaged by the Venetians who likely took the four horses now in San Marco from a monument there.
The hippodrome was used as a source of building stone, however. The Hippodrome was used for various occasions such as the lavish and days-long circumcision ceremony of the sons of Sultan Ahmed III.
In Ottoman miniature paintings, the Hippodrome is shown with the seats and monuments still intact.
Although the structures do not exist anymore, today's Sultanahmet Square largely follows the ground plan and dimensions of the now vanished Hippodrome.
To raise the image of his new capital, Constantine and his successors, especially Theodosius the Great , brought works of art from all over the empire to adorn it.
The monuments were set up in the middle of the Hippodrome, the spina. Among these was the sacrificial tripod of Plataea , now known as the Serpent Column , cast to celebrate the victory of the Greeks over the Persians during the Persian Wars in the 5th century BC.
Constantine ordered the Tripod to be moved from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi , and set in middle of the Hippodrome.
The top was adorned with a golden bowl supported by three serpent heads, although it appears that this was never brought to Constantinople. The serpent heads and top third of the column were destroyed in All that remains of the Delphi Tripod today is the base, known as the "Serpentine Column".
Another emperor to adorn the Hippodrome was Theodosius the Great , who in  brought an obelisk from Egypt and erected it inside the racing track.
Theodosius had the obelisk cut into three pieces and brought to Constantinople. The top section survives, and it stands today where Theodosius placed it, on a marble pedestal.
The granite obelisk has survived nearly 3, years in astonishingly good condition. In the 10th century the Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus built another obelisk at the other end of the Hippodrome.
It was originally covered with gilded bronze plaques, but they were sacked by Latin troops in the Fourth Crusade. Seven statues were erected on the Spina of the Hippodrome in honour of Porphyrius the Charioteer , a legendary charioteer of the early 6th century who in his time raced for the two parties which were called "Greens" and "Blues".
None of these statues have survived. The bases of two of them have survived and are displayed in the Istanbul Archaeological Museum. The area is officially called Sultan Ahmet Square.
It is maintained by the Turkish government. The surviving monuments of the Spina , the two obelisks and the Serpentine Column, now sit excavated in pits in a landscaped garden.
The German Fountain "The Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain" , an octagonal domed fountain in neo-Byzantine style , which was constructed by the German government in to mark the German Emperor Wilhelm II 's visit to Istanbul in , is located at the northern entrance to the Hippodrome area, right in front of the Blue Mosque.
In , Sir Charles Newton, the English archaeologist who excavated Halicarnassus and Cnidus , excavated the one surviving jaw of a snake from the Serpent Column.
In an area in front of the nearby Sultanahmet Mosque the Blue Mosque was bulldozed in order to install a public building, uncovering several rows of seats and some columns from the Hippodrome.
Investigation did not continue further, but the seats and columns were removed and can now be seen in Istanbul's museums.
It is possible that much more of the Hippodrome's remains still lie beneath the parkland of Sultanahmet. Main article: List of horse racing venues.
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In many ways the chariot races were quite modern. The charioteers were divided into bureaucratically organized factions e. The Greeks also built hippodrome stadiums similar in layout but broad enough to accommodate four-horse chariot races, a feature of the Olympic Games as early as the 7th century bce.
A U-shaped structure with seats on three sides and a low wall running down the middle of the arena around which the chariots raced, it was rebuilt in the time of Julius Caesar 1st century….
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