scaena


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scaena

A temporary building or booth for players behind the acting area in the ancient theater; later the permanent back building of the theater.
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Property acquired adjacent to the theatre stage house will allow the creation of a large stage left wing space allowing framed drops to be traveled or slid onto the stage much like the historic scaena ductilis.
Scaena segunda (Unos dias despues en casa de Catulo)
Below the exedra, termed by Evans (2007:143) a "semi-circular stoa", a series of shallow stepped terraces create the effect of a Greek theatre, complete with orchestra and scaena below.
Tambien tiene en cuenta la informacion que ofrece Suetonio en la vida del Emperador Octavio, 43, 4: quodam autem muneris die Parthorum obsides tunc primum missos per mediam harenam ad spectaculum induxit superque se subsellio secundo collocauit, solebat etiam citra spectaculorum dies, d quando quid inuisitatum dignumque cognitu aduectum esset, id extra ordinem quolibet loco publicare, ut rhinocerotem apud Saepta, tigrim in scaena, anguem quinquaginta cubitorum pro comitio.
Modern editors typically override the scene division marked at this point by the Folio (from "Actus Secundus" to "Actus Tertia, Scaena Prima"), instead following Theobald's conflation of the two scenes into one (3.1) in the now traditional scheme.
Long for calling my attention to the distance between the screen and the high table at the Second Scaena Conference held in Cambridge in August 2001.
577: In hac scaena uelut qualitas negotialis in disputationem uenit, iustumne sit repudiari coniugem causa matris, et omnino ab eo quod fieri deceat.
Un vision obscena, segun una probable etimologia, seria la de quien se halla frente a la escena (scaena) y no, como sugiere otra etimologia, ante el cieno (caenum).
He lists derivations of the word obscenity, including a hypothesis according to which it relates to what was once "ab scaena" or "off stage," and notes that in classical Greek theater, much of a play's violence took place off stage (pp.