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Theater of Pompey (Rome, 1st c. B.C.)

Theater of Pompey (Rome, 1st c. B.C.)

The building commissioned by Pompey the Great was the first permanent theater in Ancient Rome.

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Pompey, theater, stone Theater, Venus Temple, Julius Caesar, building, architecture, edifice, Rome, Ancient Rome, Római Birodalom, drama, tragedy, stage, antiquity, history, culture

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Questions

  • What is true of the Theater of Pompey?
  • Which was NOT part of the Theater of Pompey?
  • Which was part of the Theater of Pompey?
  • Is it true that the Theater of Pompey was still used even after the fall of the Western Roman Empire?
  • What was the form of government of Ancient Rome during the building of the\nTheater of Pompey?
  • In which century was the Theater of Pompey built?
  • For whom was the part of Roman theaters called 'orchestra' reserved?
  • In which part of the Theater of Pompey were the actors performing?
  • What color was the edge of the toga worn by senators?
  • What shape was the auditorium of the Theater of Pompey?
  • What was the seating capacity of the Theater of Pompey?
  • Is it true that tickets to the Theater of Pompey were assigned to given seats?
  • How was the Theater of Pompey financed?
  • Why was the theater built?

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