1. How long was the festival?
- 3 days
- 6 days
- 4 days
- 5 days
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2. Name one event of civic importance that took place
- Names of citizens who had got special crowns for their civic duties were annonced
- The shops would hold a big market for all the foreigners to buy goods
- Citizens who had committed crimes were punished in the town square
3. Before the contest began the Archon...
- ...sacrified a young heifer and sprinkled the blood in a circle in the Orchestra
- ...drew out one name from each urn/tribe from the ten urns. These would then be the 10 judges.
- ...officially declared the festival open
- ...rang the sacred bell
4. Who else was at the Procession?
- The King of Athens
- Dionysus, Zeus, Athene
- Citizens, noble maidens, metics, choregoi
- The Priest of Dionysus accompanied by his slaves
5. How was the theatre purified?
- A young heifer was killed and its blood poured
- A suckling pig was killed and its blood poured
- A slave was killed and their blood poured
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