View looking south from the Dionysus Temple. On the left (east) is the cavea of the Theater. In the foreground the rectangular altar—just beyond the man in the orange shirt. Beyond the altar is the long skene and stoa.
The Dionysus Temple was first built in the Hellenistic Period (ca. early second century B.C.). It was later rebuilt and also dedicated to the Roman Emperor Caracalla (r. A.D. 211–217) under the name the "New Dionysus."