Vaulting systems, especially the dome, allowed the Romans to house a large theatre crowd in one space. ... B.C.), the poet and critic, wrote in his Ars Poetica ( 19 B.C.), aquot;the aim of the poet is either to benefit, or to amuse, or to make his words at once please and give lessons of life. ... Curtains or panels at the rear formed a 40 THE CLASSICAL THEATRE Imported Arts The First History of the Theatre Farce.
|Title||:||The Making of Theatre History|
|Publisher||:||PAUL KURITZ - 1988|