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who would pay for theatre days and why? what was special about them?
wealthy citizens would pay for the whole thing. this would gain them popularity for future elections. the specialty of the day is that it is free, the shops were closed and it runs for the whole day .
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what types of performances would be performed and who were the actors ?
pantomines (very popular and based on greek myths) there would also be an orchestra and comic one act performences to break up the long performances. the actors were normally freedman and slaves who were admired for their jobs.
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what would be used to keep people cool?
there were awning (a piece of cloth) across the theatre to help with the extreme heat.
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what is the difference between amphitheatre and the theatre?
the theatre's seats do not go all the way round and in the amphitheatre they do.
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did the actors have more than one job?
yes they did they mimed and used multi role. they were also many different
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do you have to pay for the baths and how is it a social event?
there is a small admission fee and before going to the changing rooms the men go to the palestra (a big piece of grass like an exercise area) where people are doing wrestling and other things where people meet their friends.
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what do men do with their cloths ?
men change in the apodyterium (changing room) where they leave their cloths with slaves.
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name the first 2 processes in the baths?
first men go into the tepidarium (which is a warm room) then they go to the caldarium (which is a hot room) this is where men sometimes get massages and people use scrigils to scrape the oil of your skin.
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what are the next two processes in the baths?
then men go to the frigidarium which is a cool plunge pool to close all your pores after getting rid of dirt.
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pantomines (very popular and based on greek myths) there would also be an orchestra and comic one act performences to break up the long performances. the actors were normally freedman and slaves who were admired for their jobs.

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