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By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

ISBN-10: 750433703X

ISBN-13: 9787504337030

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3 W. Dorpfeld and E. Reisch confirmed the central placement of the altar in 1896 with the publication of Das Griechische T h e ~ t e rSince . 6 This interpolated altar, although lacking any connection with a theatre, provided a model for many later theatre reconstructions. Questions were raised about the central locationof the altar in the year W H E R EW A ST H EA L T A R ? 7Arguments centered upon three areas of dispute: the etymology and definition of the word thymele; references to altars in the playscripts, together with possible requirements for altars in the stage business; and archaeological evidence concerningthe presence of an altar in the theatre.

This placement fitswell with the theory that tragedy grewfrom a dithyrambic chorus dancing in a circle around the altar of Dionysos. But now that the dogma of the originally circular orchestra has been questioned, some attention must also be givento the location of the altar, a supposedly standard piece of theatre furniture. This chapter discusses the origin of the concept of a centrally locatedaltar; examines the literary, artistic, and architectural evidence which relates to altar placement; and suggests that an altar placementon the perimeter of the orchestra makes better theatrical sense and is more in accord withthe evidence.

The wooden theatre structures of the tragic vases are almost identical to the temple/tomb/well-house structures shown on the vases. On all of these, usuallyfour but occasionally six or even eightthin columns support a low pitched roof(fig. 4). Most of the clearly theatrical depictions are not very realistically portrayed, with both male and female figuresappearing as mythic personagesrather than masked actors. 18 L I M I T S OF E V I D E N C E I I : P H Y S I C A LR E M A I N S 4. A typical naiskos sem'ng: Alkestis.

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