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Ronald W. Vince

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
99 words

In the Roman theatre, the decorated architectural façade of the scaena (Greek skene) which served as the background to the playing area. In ...

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