Theatre of Pompey (Rome, 1st c. BC)

Theatre of Pompey (Rome, 1st c. BC)

The building commissioned by Pompey the Great was the first permanent theatre in Ancient Rome.

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  • What is true of Pompey the Great?
  • Who was NOT a member of the First Triumvirate?
  • What was the nickname of Pompeius?
  • In which battle was Pompey decisively defeated by Caesar's army?
  • What is true of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • Which deity had a temple dedicated to him/her at the top of the auditorium?
  • Which building is most closely associated with the death of Julius Caesar?
  • Which was NOT part of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • Which was part of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • What shape was the decorative wall surface of the Temple of Venus?
  • Who was a contemporary of Pompey the Great?
  • Who was NOT a contemporary of Pompey the Great?
  • What does the word 'quadriporticus' mean?
  • Which building was NOT located in Ancient Rome?
  • Is it true that the Theatre of Pompey was still used even after the fall of the Western Roman Empire?
  • What was the form of government of Ancient Rome during the building of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • In which century was the Theatre of Pompey built?
  • For whom was the part of Roman theatres called 'orchestra' reserved?
  • In which part of the Theatre of Pompey were the actors performing?
  • Where did the Senate meet on the day of Julius Caesar's death?
  • What colour was the edge of the toga worn by senators?
  • Who was the Muse of Comedy in Greek mythology?
  • What was the relationship between Julius Caesar and Pompey the Great?
  • What shape was the auditorium of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • What was the seating capacity of the Theatre of Pompey?
  • Is it true that tickets to the Theatre of Pompey were assigned to given seats?
  • What was the original function of curiae in Ancient Rome?
  • How was the Theatre of Pompey financed?
  • What happened to the Curia Pompeia after the assassination of Julius Caesar?
  • Why was the theatre built?


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