Books: (see also General Reference Works)
Beacham, R.C. The Roman Theatre and its Audience. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991.
Slater, William J., ed. Dining in a Classical Context. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1991.
Slater, William. Roman Theater and Society : E. Togo Salmon Papers I. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996.
Image List: The following images from the pages on this topic are available through the VRoma Image Archive; further information can be found by consulting the various slide indices. Images in the VRoma Archive may be used for non-commercial purposes, either by downloading the images or by linking to them; it is not necessary to write for permission, but we do ask that you credit the VRoma Project.
A few images have been linked to these pages from external sites, including a CAD model of a Roman theater from the VRoma Plautus site; two images from Leo Curran's Maecenas web pages; and a CAD reproduction of a Roman triclinium by the Taisei Corporation.
|Rome model with highlighted leisure sites||reconstructed litter||mosaic of dining couple with servants||wall painting of citharist, man, woman||Nile mosaic from temple of Fortuna Primigenia|
|plastico of 4th century Rome, EUR||Rome, Conservatori Museum||Vienna KH Museum, 1st century CE||British Museum, 1st century CE||Pergamon Museum, c. 80 BCE|
|detail of Nile mosaic||interior of thermopolium with serving counter||restaurant with original counter and wall paintings||mosaic of prostitute with customer||wall painting of brothel scene|
|Pergamon Museum, c. 80 BCE||Pompeii||Ostia, Via di Diana||Piazza Armerina, 4th century CE||lupanar, Pompeii|
|Myrina statuettes of comic and tragic actors||mosaic of 2 actors with masks||mosaic of comic masks, flute girl & slave||view of cavea and upper portico||model of scaenae frons and stage roof|
|Vienna KH Museum, 2nd-1st century BCE||Sousse Museum, Tunisia||Rome, Conservatori Museum||Aspendos Theater||EUR (Aspendos Theater?)|
|connection btw. cavea and scaenae frons||model of Theater of Marcellus||cavea looking down at orchestra|
|Aspendos Theater||plastico, EUR||Odeon, Pompeii|
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