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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1109

Margarete Bieber. The History of Greek and Roman Theater. (Princeton University Press, 1961).

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1109.
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Margarete Bieber. The History of Greek and Roman Theater. (Princeton University Press, 1961). Hardbound, 341 pages, 866 illustrations. This important volume was one of the first scholarly studies of the ancient theater when first published in 1939. The 1961 edition was expanded to include new research and is still a foundational reference work in the field. It discusses: satyr plays, tragedies, comedies, Aristophanes, the Dionysiac festivals, the development of theater building, scenery and mechanical devices, the evolution of acting; Menander; the Phlyakes; the Roman plays of the Republic; acting in Rome; Roman theatres; Seneca; the ancient theater's influence. Fair condition. Dust jacket torn.

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The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

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