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Theater at Pompey
first theater in Rome built under the notion that it would be built as a temple.
scaena:
The stage house. Permanent scenery.
scaena frons:
The façade on the stage house: Three stories. First story very ornate. Had wooden roof over the stage.
Cavea:
The audience seating area
Vomitoria
Passageways under the seats that allow audience get in an out more rapidly
pulpitum
The stage.
Orchestra
: the same shape as Hellenistic.
Circus Maximus
sat 250, 000 people. Huge oval theater
“mime”
short satyrical performance, variety, acrobats, juggling
Phlyake
: performers of mime
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Fescennine Verses
Obscene dialog limericks, at weddings, harvest ceremonies and parties
Etruria
country where Etruscans came from
Histriones
Etruscan actors
Tarquin
Etruscun ruler of Rome
ludi Romani
Ludi=word for festival
Atellan farce (fabula Atellana)
Short comedic pieces that occurred after dramas. Full of sex and violence
The Republic
(509 BCE-27 BCE) Same time as the ancient Greek. Republican virtues: as discipline, economy, endurance, military precision, defense, and loyalty. These virtues are what enabled Rome to become a world power. Great bureaucrats, each individual part of a whole. Everyone has their duty, duty and honor very important. Got to big to control, power and money led to corrupt.
“Republican Values”
as discipline, economy, endurance, military precision, defense, and loyalty
The Empire
27 BCE – 476 AD) Characterized by excess: excess, parties gladiators. Took over the entire Italian peninsula by (265 BBCE.)Started taking over Greek territories. Stole everything when they conquered. Not philosophical, new how to do it but did care about how it worked, or why it worked. More of a how to, than a why. Their art was very grand an epic but hollow, (things looked real but didn’t mean anything.) They had their own religion, which compared to Greek, and then absorbed new lands Gods.
Livius Andronicus
Roman litrerature
Gnaeus Naevius
Roman Dramatist, excelled in drama, but mostly comedy writer
None
Titus Maccius Plautus
Roman Comedies: Bawdy, wrote for an audience willing to listen to word and the plot. The Menachnae (mi) Twins base for The Comedy of Errors
None
Publius Terentius
TERENCE : Roman playwright wrote about contemplating the human condition,
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Quintus Ennius
Roman Tragedy writer
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Lucius Seneca
Roman Adaptations of Greek originals. Not sure if they were even performed but had a major influence in renaissance. Nine major devises used in Shakespeare’s work
None
Theater at Pompey
first theater in Rome built under the notion that it would be built as a temple.
scaena
Roman The stage house. Permanent scenery.
None
scaena frons
Roman: The façade on the stage house: Three stories. First story very ornate. Had wooden roof over the stage.
None
Cavea
Roman: The audience seating area
None
Vomitoria
Roman theater;Passageways under the seats that allow audience get in an out more rapidly
None
pulpitum
Roman The stage.
None
Orchestra
: the same shape as Hellenistic.
Circus Maximus
sat 250, 000 people. Huge oval theater