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Roman Theatres: An Architectural Study

byFrank Sear

Hardcover | July 20, 2006

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This book is a definitive architectural study of Roman theatre architecture. In nine chapters it brings together a massive amount of archaeological, literary,and epigraphic information under one cover. It also contains a full catalogue of all known Roman theatres, including a number of odea(concert halls) and bouleuteria (council chambers) which are relevant to the architectural discussion, about 1,000 entries in all. Inscriptional or literary evidence relating to each theatre is listed and there is an up-to-date bibliography for each building. Most importantly the book contains plansof over 500 theatres or buildings of theatrical type, as well as numerous text figures and nearly 200 figures and plates.

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Frank Sear is Professor of Classical Studies, Centre for Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne.
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Title:Roman Theatres: An Architectural StudyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:534 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.26 inPublished:July 20, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198144695

ISBN - 13:9780198144694

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Table of Contents

1. Theatre and audience2. Finance and building3. Roman theatre design4. Theatres and related buildings5. Republican theatres in Italy6. The theatres of Rome7. The cavea and orchestra8. The scene building9. Provincial theatresThe catalogue