By Frank Sear
This booklet is a definitive architectural research of Roman theatre structure. In 9 chapters it brings jointly a huge volume of archaeological, literary, and epigraphic details less than one disguise. It additionally incorporates a complete catalogue of all recognized Roman theatres, together with a couple of odea (concert halls) and bouleuteria (council chambers) that are correct to the architectural dialogue, approximately 1,000 entries in all. Inscriptional or literary proof on the subject of each one theatre is indexed and there's an updated bibliography for every construction. most significantly the booklet comprises plans of over 500 theatres or structures of theatrical style, in addition to a number of textual content figures and approximately two hundred figures and plates.
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15. 32 33 CIL 11. 4206. Suetonius, Aug. 44. 34 E. Rawson, ‘Discrimina Ordinum’, BSR 55 (1987), 94. 35 H. Musurillo, Acts of the Pagan Martyrs (Oxford, 1954), 36, 42, 158. 38 Finally, the rule was abolished by the Lex Papia Poppaea in ad 9. 39 Off-duty soldiers were given special seats by Augustus because they could not legally be married. Veterans were probably given special seats, perhaps in front of the plebs togata. 42 At Urso coloni, (colonists), incolae (foreign residents), hospites (guests), and atventores (visitors) all had separate seats.