Ancient Rome Theater

Ancient Rome Theater

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The ancient Romans learned many aspects of art and entertainment from their neighbours, The Roman historian Livy (Titus Livius – Liv 7,2) suggested four stages to the development of ancient Roman Theatre beginning with the Etruscans to the immediate north. The Greeks in the southern Italian colonies were a clear influence, in particular Livius Andronicus a Greek slave is said to have first translated Greek plays into Latin as part of his teaching classes.

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