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Greek Theatre

Posted October 11th, 2016 at 07:05 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 22nd, 2016 at 01:20 PM by Piccolo

Greeks were not only known for their theatres (and ampitheatres), the invention of such has often been atrributed to them (though, like many Greek ideas, this possibly started with Egypt or the Middle East.)

Theater comes from the Greek word theatron which means "seeing place".

The Greeks even had awards for such theatres; perhaps roughly equivalent to our Oscars (well, more like Tony awards for theatre. Or obies for off broadway theatre....).

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