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Re: Literature, Music, Language, Theatre, Drama
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0147  Thursday, 28 January 1999.

From:           Drew Alan Mason <
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Date:           Wednesday, 27 Jan 1999 06:38:32 +1000
Subject:        Re: Literature, Music, Language, Theatre, Drama

I believe that the word "theatre" is derived from the Greek word
"theatron" meaning "a viewing place".  In the Greek theatre structure,
the theatron is the area where the audience sat to view the plays.
 

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