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Seating area of an ancient Greek or Roman theatre (see Theatre, fig.).

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Odeion  

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Type of concert hall where musical performances and recitations took place in the Greek and Roman world; the word derives from ode (Gr.: ‘song’). The oldest known odeion was built for musical contests by Pericles (mid-5th century bc) at the foot of the Acropolis next to the Theatre of Dionysos. It was almost square (...

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Area in a theatre between the stage and the audience’s seating area. In the ancient Greek theatre this was a large circular space used by the chorus and dancers in the ancient Roman theatre it was semicircular and reserved as seating for distinguished spectators in the modern theatre it is a narrow space, usually sunken (the ‘pit’), for musicians....

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Parodos  

Lateral passage in an ancient Greek theatre, dividing the Theatron from the Skene.

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Skene  

Stage in an ancient Greek theatre .

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Auditorium in an ancient Greek theatre.